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Title 26 : Professions and Occupations

Chapter 103 : NOTARIES PUBLIC

Subchapter 004 : NOTARIAL ACTS

(Cite as: 26 V.S.A. § 5375)
  • § 5375. Notarial act under authority of federally recognized Indian tribe

    (a) A notarial act performed under the authority and in the jurisdiction of a federally recognized Indian tribe has the same effect as if performed by a notary public of this State, if the act performed in the jurisdiction of the tribe is performed by:

    (1) a notary public of the tribe;

    (2) a judge, clerk, or deputy clerk of a court of the tribe; or

    (3) any other individual authorized by the law of the tribe to perform the notarial act.

    (b) The signature and title of an individual performing a notarial act under the authority of and in the jurisdiction of a federally recognized Indian tribe are prima facie evidence that the signature is genuine and that the individual holds the designated title.

    (c) The signature and title of a notarial officer described in subdivision (a)(1) or (2) of this section conclusively establish the authority of the officer to perform the notarial act. (Added 2017, No. 160 (Adj. Sess.), § 1, eff. July 1, 2019.)