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The DC Code: § 42-144 Notarial acts in other jurisdictions of the United States.

Index42 Real Property. (Refs & Annos)
a
A notarial act shall have the same effect under the law of the District as if the notarial act had been performed by a notarial officer of the District, if the notarial act is performed in another state, commonwealth, territory, district, or possession of the United States by:
1
A notary public of the jurisdiction;
2
A judge, clerk, or deputy clerk of a court of the jurisdiction; or
3
Any other person authorized by the law of the jurisdiction to perform a notarial act.
b
A notarial act performed in any other jurisdiction of the United States under federal authority as provided in § 42-145 shall have the same effect as if performed by a notarial officer of the District.
c
The signature and title of a person who performs a notarial act in another jurisdiction are prima facie evidence that the signature is genuine and that the person holds the designated title.
d
The signature and indicated title of an officer listed in subsection (a)(1) or (2) of this section shall establish conclusively the authority of a holder of that title to perform a notarial act.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 45-624. Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 8-205, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 42-141. Uniform Law This section is based upon § 4 of the Uniform Law on Notarial Acts. See 14 Uniform Laws Annotated, Master Edition, or ULA Database on Westlaw. DC CODE § 42-144 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Mar. 6, 1991, D.C. Law 8-205, § 5, 37 DCR 8444.)