(1) A notarial act must be evidenced by a certificate signed and dated by a notarial officer. The certificate must include identification of the jurisdiction in which the notarial act is performed and the title of the office the notarial officer holds and may include the official stamp or seal of office. If the officer is a notary public, the certificate must also indicate the date of expiration, if any, of the commission of office, but omission of that information may subsequently be corrected. If the officer is a commissioned officer on active duty with the military services of the United States, it must also include the officer’s rank.
(2) A certificate of a notarial act is sufficient if it meets the requirements of subsection (1) of this section and it:
(a) Is in the short form set forth in ORS 194.575;
(b) Is in a form otherwise prescribed by the law of this state;
(c) Is in a form prescribed by the laws or regulations applicable in the place in which the notarial act was performed; or
(d) Sets forth the actions of the notarial officer and those are sufficient to meet the requirements of the designated notarial act.
(3) By executing a certificate of a notarial act, the notarial officer certifies that the officer has made the determinations required by ORS 194.515. [1983 c.393 §8]Section: Previous 194.535 194.540 194.545 194.550 194.555 194.558 194.560 194.565 194.570 194.575 194.578 194.580 194.582 194.585 194.595 Next
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