Code of the District of Columbia

§ 1–1231.03. Authority to perform notarial act.

(a) A notarial officer may perform a notarial act authorized by this chapter or by law of the District other than this chapter.

(b) A notarial officer shall not perform a notarial act if:

(1) The record is incomplete or blank;

(2) The notarial officer or the officer's spouse is a party to the record; or

(3) The notarial officer or the officer's spouse has a direct beneficial interest in the record.

(c) A notarial act performed in violation of this section is voidable.


(Dec. 4, 2018, D.C. Law 22-189, § 4, 65 DCR 11606.)