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Chapter 29 C     Entire Code
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Chapter 29C  |  Article 29C - 5
WVC 29C- CHAPTER 29C. UNIFORM NOTARY ACT.
WVC 29 C- 5 - ARTICLE 5. FORMS AND PROCEDURES.

WVC 29 C- 5 - 101 §29C-5-101. Acknowledgment forms.
(a) The forms of acknowledgment set forth in section six, article one-a, chapter thirty-nine of this code, and known as "statutory short forms of acknowledgment" may be used and are sufficient for their respective purposes under any law of this state, whether the acknowledgment was taken within or without this state.

(b) Certificates of acknowledgment for the following purposes may be substantially in the following respective form:

(1) By a United States citizen who is outside of the United States ____________________________ (description or location of place where acknowledgment is taken).

On this _____day of ____________, in the year ________, before me _______________________ (name and title of person acting as a notary and refer to law or authority granting power to act as a notary), personally appear ______________ ________________ (name of citizen) known to me to be the person who executed the within ____________________________ (type of document) and acknowledged to me that _______ (he) executed the same for the purposes therein stated.

___________________________________________________

(Official signature and official seal of person

acting as a notary and refer to law or

authority granting power to act as a notary)

(2) By an individual who cannot write his name,

State of ________________, County of __________________.

On this _____ day of ____________, in the year _____, before me ____________________________ (name of notary), a notary public in and for said state, personally appeared ___________________________________ (name of individual), known to me to be the person who, being unable to write his name, made his mark in my presence. I signed his name at his request and in his presence on the within _______________________ (type of document) and he acknowledged to me and the two witnesses who have signed and printed their names and addresses hereto, that he made his mark on the same for the purposes therein stated.

_________________________________________________

(Official signature and official seal of notary

_________________________________________________

_________________________________________________

(Signatures of two witnesses and their addresses)

WVC 29 C- 5 - 102 §29C-5-102. Oath; procedure; form.
(a) If the oath to be administered by the notary public is in writing and the person who took the oath has signed his name thereto, the notary public shall write or print under the text of the oath the following:

"Subscribed and sworn before me this ____________day of ________________, 19___."

________________________________________________

(Official signature and official seal of notary)

(b) If the oath to be administered by the notary public is not in writing, the notary public shall address the affirmant substantially as follows:

You do solemnly swear, under the penalty of perjury, that the testimony you shall give in the matter in issue, pending between ____________________ and __________________, shall be the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth, so help you God?"

WVC 29 C- 5 - 103 §29C-5-103. Executing witness form.
(a) "Executing witness" as used in this section means an individual who acts in the place of a notary.

(b) An executing witness may not be related by blood or marriage or have a disqualifying interest as defined in subsection (b), section one hundred two, article three of this chapter.

(c) The affidavit of executing witness for acknowledgment by an individual who does not appear before a notary shall be substantially in the following form:

I, ______________________ (name of executing witness), do solemnly swear under the penalty of perjury, that ________________________ (name of person who does not appear before a notary), personally known to me, has executed the within __________________ (type of document) in my presence, and has acknowledged to me that ____ (he) executed the same for the purposes therein stated and requested that I sign my name on the within document as an executing witness.

__________________________________

(Signature of executing witness)

Subscribed and sworn before me this _______ day of ______________, 19____.

________________________________________________

(Official signature and official seal of notary)

WVC 29 C- 5 - 104 §29C-5-104. Certified facsimiles of documents; procedure; form.
(a) A notary public may certify a facsimile of a document if he receives a signed written request stating that:

(1) A certified copy or facsimile of the document cannot be obtained from the office of any recorder of public documents or custodian of documents in this state; and

(2) The production of a facsimile, preparation of a copy or certification of a copy of the document does not violate any state or federal law.

(b) Every notary public shall retain a facsimile of each document he has certified as a facsimile of another document, together with other papers or copies relating to his notarial acts.

(c) The certification of a facsimile shall be substantially in the following form:

State of __________________ County of _________________.

I, _______________________ (name of notary), a notary public in and for said state, do certify that on ____________ (date) I carefully compared the attached facsimile of _________________ (type of document) and the facsimile I now hold in my possession. They are complete, full, true and exact facsimiles of the document they support to reproduce.

________________________________________________

(Official signature and official seal of notary)

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
The WV Code Online is an unofficial copy of the annotated WV Code, provided as a convenience. It has NOT been edited for publication, and is not in any way official or authoritative.


Recent legislation affecting the Code

Citation Year/Session Short Title
§29 C- 1 - 101 - (Repealed Code)
§29 C- 1 - 102 - (Repealed Code)
§29 C- 1 - 103 - (Repealed Code)
§29 C- 1 - 104 - (Repealed Code)
§29 C- 1 - 105 - (Repealed Code)
§29 C- 1 - 106 - (Repealed Code)
§29 C- 1 - 107 - (Repealed Code)
§29 C- 2 - 201 - (Repealed Code)
§29 C- 2 - 202 - (Repealed Code)
§29 C- 2 - 203 - (Repealed Code)
§29 C- 2 - 204 - (Repealed Code)
§29 C- 2 - 205 - (Repealed Code)
§29 C- 2 - 206 - (Repealed Code)
§29 C- 2 - 207 - (Repealed Code)
§29 C- 2 - 208 - (Repealed Code)
§29 C- 2 - 301 - (Repealed Code)
§29 C- 3 - 101 - (Repealed Code)
§29 C- 3 - 102 - (Repealed Code)
§29 C- 4 - 101 - (Repealed Code)
§29 C- 4 - 102 - (Repealed Code)
§29 C- 4 - 103 - (Repealed Code)
§29 C- 4 - 104 - (Repealed Code)
§29 C- 4 - 201 - (Repealed Code)
§29 C- 4 - 202 - (Repealed Code)
§29 C- 4 - 203 - (Repealed Code)
§29 C- 4 - 301 - (Repealed Code)
§29 C- 4 - 401 - (Repealed Code)
§29 C- 4 - 402 - (Repealed Code)
§29 C- 4 - 403 - (Repealed Code)
§29 C- 4 - 404 - (Repealed Code)
§29 C- 4 - 405 - (Repealed Code)
§29 C- 5 - 101 - (Repealed Code)
§29 C- 5 - 102 - (Repealed Code)
§29 C- 5 - 103 - (Repealed Code)
§29 C- 5 - 104 - (Repealed Code)
§29 C- 6 - 101 - (Repealed Code)
§29 C- 6 - 102 - (Repealed Code)
§29 C- 6 - 103 - (Repealed Code)
§29 C- 6 - 201 - (Repealed Code)
§29 C- 6 - 202 - (Repealed Code)
§29 C- 6 - 203 - (Repealed Code)
§29 C- 6 - 204 - (Repealed Code)
§29 C- 7 - 101 - (Repealed Code)
§29 C- 7 - 201 - (Repealed Code)
§29 C- 7 - 202 - (Repealed Code)
§29 C- 8 - 101 - (Repealed Code)
§29 C- 9 - 101 - (Repealed Code)
HOUSE BILL - 4012
PASSED - Regular Session

HB4012 SUB ENR  (Uploaded - 03/25/2014)
Relating to the Revised Uniform Law on Notarial Acts
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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