|DRAFT CSC, Title 4. The Executive|
A General Provisions (§§ 1501-1507)
B Powers and Duties (§§ 1521-1526)
§ 1501. Appointment; term; removal; reporting of change of status.
§ 1502. Rules and regulations.
§ 1503. Application; qualifications; oath.
§ 1504. Filing and certification of commission, seal and signature.
§ 1505. Official bond; appointment of agent for service of process.
§ 1506. Liabilities of notary and surety on bond.
§ 1507. Compliance with chapter required; penalties.
(1) The Governor
(2) The term of office of a notary public shall be two years from the date of his commission, unless sooner removed by the Governor
(3) Each notary shall, upon any change in his office, occupation or employment, forthwith report the same to the Attorney General.
Source: (Code 1966, §1075; Code 1970, tit. 31, § 201.) 31 TTC 2, § 201, modified.
(1) The Attorney General, with the approval of the Governor
(2) The Attorney General shall file a copy of such rules and regulations with each
Source: (Code 1966, § 1082; Code 1970, tit. 31, § 202.) 31 TTC 2, § 202, modified.
(1) Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, application for a commission as notary public for the State of Chuuk
(2) Every person appointed a notary public shall, before acting in that capacity, take and subscribe an oath for the faithful discharge of his duties, which oath may be taken before a Chuuk State
Source: (Code 1966, § 1076; Code 1970, tit. 31, § 203.) 31 TTC 1, § 203, modified.
(1) It shall be the duty of each person appointed and commissioned a notary public under the provisions of this Chapter to forthwith file a literal or photostatic copy of his commission, an impression of his seal and a specimen of his official signature with the clerk of courts of the Chuuk State Supreme Court
(2) The clerk of courts of the Chuuk State Supreme Court
Source: (Code 1966, § 1078, 1083; Code 1970, tit. 31, § 204.) 31 TTC 2, § 204, modified.
(1) Each notary public forthwith and before entering upon the duties of his office may, at the discretion of the Governor
(2) The obligee of each bond shall be the State of Chuuk
Source: (Code 1966, § 1079; Code 1970, tit. 31, § 205.) 31 TTC 2, § 205, modified.
For the official misconduct of a notary public or breach of any of the conditions of his official bond, he and the surety on his official bond shall be liable to the party injured thereby for all damages sustained. Such party shall have a right of action in his own name upon such bond and may prosecute the same to final judgment and execution.
Source: (Code 1966, § 1080; Code 1970, tit. 31, § 206.) 31 TTC 2, § 206.
(1) No person shall be qualified to act as a notary public or shall enter upon any of the duties of such office, or offer or assume to perform any such duties until he shall have fully complied with the requirements of this Chapter.
(2) Any person wilfully violating any of the provisions of this Chapter shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction, such person shall be punished by a fine of not more than five hundred dollars, or by imprisonment for not more than one year, or both. Nothing in this Section shall be construed to restrict or to do away with any liability for civil damages.
Source: (Code 1966, § 1081; Code 1970, tit. 31, § 207.) 31 TTC 2, § 207.
Powers and Duties
§ 1521. Generally.
§ 1522. Seal.
§ 1523. Records; form and effect of granted copies or certificates.
§ 1524. Disposition of records.
§ 1525. Fees; schedule.
§ 1526. Same; notaries not entitled to fees.
A notary public has the power and is authorized to administer oaths and affirmations, receive proof and acknowledgment of writings, and present and protest commercial paper. A notary public may act officially anywhere in the State of Chuuk
Source: (Code 1966, § 1084; Code 1970, tit. 31, § 251; P.L. No. 4C-27, § 2.) 31 TTC § 251, modified.
(1) Every notary public shall constantly keep a seal of office, which may be a rubber stamp or impression seal, whereon shall be engraved his name, and the words "Notary Public" and "State of Chuuk
(2) Upon resignation, death, expiration of term of office without reappointment, removal from or abandonment of office, or change in residence from the State of Chuuk
Source: (Code 1966, § 1077; Code 1970, tit. 31, § 252.) 31 TTC 2, § 252, modified.
Every notary public shall record at length in a book of records all acts, protests, depositions, and other things noted by him or done in his official capacity. All copies or certificates granted by him shall be under his hand and notarial seal, and shall be received as evidence of such transactions.
Source: (Code 1966, § 1085; Code 1970, tit. 31, § 253.) 31 TTC 2, § 253.
(1) The records of each notary public shall each year on the thirtieth of June and upon the resignation, death, expiration of term of office, removal from or abandonment of office, or change of residence from the State of Chuuk
(2) By a failure for 60
Source: (Code 1966, § 1086; Code 1970, tit. 31, § 254.) 31 TTC 2, § 254, modified.
Every notary public, except as provided in Section 1526
(1) Noting the protest of mercantile paper, one dollar;
(2) Each notice and certified copy of protest of mercantile paper, one dollar;
(3) Noting any protest other than of mercantile paper, two dollars;
(4) Each notice and certified copy of protest other than of mercantile paper, two dollars;
(5) Each deposition, or official certificate, two dollars;
(6) Administration of oath, including the certificate of such oath, twenty-five cents;
(7) Affixing the certificate of such oath to each duplicate original instrument beyond four, fifteen cents;
(8) Taking any acknowledgment, fifty cents for each party signing; and
(9) Affixing to each duplicate original, beyond one of any instrument acknowledged before him, his certificate of acknowledgment, twenty-five cents for each person making such acknowledgment.
Source: (Code 1966, § 1087; Code 1970, tit. 31, § 255.) 31 TTC 2, § 255, modified.
A notary public who is also a paid employee of the United States, or the government of the State of Chuuk
Source: (Code 1966, § 1088; Code 1970, tit. 31, § 256.) 31 TTC 2, § 256, modified.