A notary public may

Terms Used In Alaska Statutes 44.50.060

  • acknowledgment: means a declaration by an individual before a notarial officer that the individual has signed a record for the purpose stated in the record and, if the record is signed in a representative capacity, that the individual signed the record with proper authority and signed it as the act of the individual or entity identified in the record. See Alaska Statutes 44.50.200
  • electronic: means relating to technology having electrical, digital, magnetic, wireless, optical, electromagnetic, or similar capabilities. See Alaska Statutes 44.50.200
  • notary public: means a person commissioned to perform notarial acts under this chapter. See Alaska Statutes 44.50.200
  • record: means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or that is stored in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in perceivable form. See Alaska Statutes 44.50.200
  • writing: includes printing. See Alaska Statutes 01.10.060

(1) administer oaths and affirmations;

(2) take the acknowledgment of or proof of execution of instruments in writing, and give a notarial certificate of the proof or acknowledgment, included in or attached to the instrument; the notarial certificate shall be signed by the notary public in the notary public’s own handwriting or by electronic means as authorized by regulations adopted by the lieutenant governor;

(3) give a notarial certificate stating that a tangible copy of an electronic record is an accurate copy of the electronic record.