Oregon Statutes - Chapter 194 - Notaries Public - Section 194.558 - Notarial acts under tribal government authority.

(1) A notarial act has the same effect under the law of this state as though performed by a notarial officer of this state if performed anywhere by any of the following persons under authority granted by a federally recognized American Indian tribal government located within the United States:

(a) A notary public of the tribal government.

(b) A judge, clerk or deputy clerk of any court of the tribal government.

(c) Any other person authorized by the law of the tribal government to perform notarial acts.

(2) The signature and title of a person performing a notarial act under this section are prima facie evidence that the signature is genuine and that the person holds the designated title.

(3) 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. [2007 c.63 §4]

Note: 194.558 was added to and made a part of 194.505 to 194.595 by legislative action but was not added to any smaller series therein. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

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