(1) Whenever the office of a notary public becomes vacant, the record referred to in ORS 194.090 kept by the notary public, together with all the papers relating to such record, shall be deposited in the office of the Secretary of State. Any notary public neglecting for the space of three months after resignation or removal from office to deposit such record and papers in the Secretary of State’s office, or any executor or administrator of a deceased notary public neglecting for the space of three months after the acceptance of that trust to lodge in the Secretary of State’s office such record and papers as come into the hands of the notary public, shall forfeit not more than $500.
(2) If any person knowingly destroys, defaces, materially alters or conceals any record or paper of a notary public, that person shall forfeit not more than $500, and shall be liable to an action for damages by the party injured. [Amended by 1967 c.541 §19]Section: Previous 194.067 194.070 194.080 194.090 194.100 194.110 194.120 194.130 194.140 194.150 194.152 194.154 194.156 194.158 194.160 Next
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