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The DC Code: § 1-1210 Certification of certain instruments; depositions; administration of oaths and affirmations; affidavits.

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Each notary public shall have power to take and to certify the acknowledgment or proof of powers of attorney, mortgages, deeds, and other instruments of writing, to take depositions and to administer oaths and affirmations and also to take affidavits to be used before any court, judge, or officer within the District.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 1-810. 1973 Ed., § 1-511. Legislative History of Laws Law 1-87, the "Anti-Sex Discriminatory Language Act," was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 1-36, which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary and Criminal Law. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on June 15, 1976 and June 29, 1976, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on July 27, 1976, it was assigned Act No. 1-143 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. DC CODE § 1-1210 Current through December 11, 2012


(Mar. 3, 1901, 31 Stat. 1280, ch. 854, § 568; June 30, 1902, 32 Stat. 533, ch. 1329; Oct. 1, 1976, D.C. Law 1-87, § 2, 23 DCR 2544.)