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Title 26 : Professions and Occupations


Subchapter 004 : NOTARIAL ACTS

(Cite as: 26 V.S.A. § 5377)
  • § 5377. Evidence of authenticity of notarial act performed in this State

    (a) The authenticity of the official notarial stamp and signature of a notary public may be evidenced by either:

    (1) A certificate of authority from the Secretary of State authenticated as necessary.

    (2) An apostille from the Secretary of State in the form prescribed by the Hague convention of October 5, 1961 abolishing the requirement of legalization of foreign public documents.

    (b) An apostille as specified by the Hague convention shall be attached to any document that requires authentication and that is sent to a nation that has signed and ratified this convention. (Added 2017, No. 160 (Adj. Sess.), § 1, eff. July 1, 2019.)