(1) A notarial act has the same effect under the law of this state as if performed by a notarial officer of this state, if performed in another state, commonwealth, territory, district or possession of the United States by any of the following persons:
(a) A notary public of that jurisdiction;
(b) A judge, clerk or deputy clerk of a court of that jurisdiction; or
(c) Any other person authorized by the law of that jurisdiction to perform notarial acts.
(2) Notarial acts performed in other jurisdictions of the United States under federal authority as provided in ORS 194.545 have the same effect as if performed by a notarial officer of this state.
(3) The signature and title of a person performing a notarial act are prima facie evidence that the signature is genuine and that the person holds the designated title.
(4) The signature and title of an officer listed in subsection (1)(a) or (b) of this section conclusively establish the authority of a holder of that title to perform a notarial act. [1983 c.393 §5]Section: Previous 194.500 194.505 194.510 194.515 194.520 194.525 194.530 194.535 194.540 194.545 194.550 194.555 194.558 194.560 194.565 Next
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