NOTARIES, COMMISSIONERS, JUSTICES OF THE PEACE, AND ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
NOTARIES PUBLIC AND COMMISSIONERS
I. Every notary public, in addition to the usual powers of the office, shall have the same powers as a justice of the peace in relation to depositions and the acknowledgment of deeds and other instruments and the administering of oaths.
II. All notarial acts performed by a notary public with respect to a record shall be either under an embossed official seal or shall carry the legible imprint of an electronic or rubber official stamp stating the name of the notary, the words "notary public, New Hampshire" and the expiration date of the notary public's commission.
III. As used in this section:
(a) "Electronic" has the same meaning given in RSA 456-B:1, VI;
(b) "Notarial act" has the same meaning given in RSA 456-B:1, I;
(c) "Official stamp" has the same meaning given in RSA 456-B:1, IX; and
(d) "Record" has the same meaning given in RSA 456-B:1, XI.
Source. RS 14:1. CS 14:1. GS 16:2. GL 17:2. PS 18:2. 1893, 26:1. PL 17:3. RL 25:3. RSA 455:3. 1988, 121:5. 1995, 74:1, eff. Jan. 1, 1996. 2021, 206:2, Pt. II, Sec. 1, eff. Feb. 6, 2022.