(1) Take acknowledgments;
(2) Administer oaths and affirmations;
(3) Certify that a copy of a document is a true copy of another document; and
(4) Perform any other act permitted by law.
(b) For the purposes of this chapter, a notary public has a disqualifying interest in a transaction in connection with which notarial services are requested if he:
(1) May receive directly, and as a proximate result of the notarization, any advantage, right, title, interest, cash or property, exceeding in value the sum of any fee properly received in accordance with section three hundred one, article four of this chapter; or exceeding his regular compensation and benefits as an employee whose duties include performing notarial acts for an in behalf of his employer; or
(2) Is named, individually, as a party to the transaction.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2012 1st Special Session