this is to test the watupro

1. A notary public may use a rubber stamp as a substitute for his/her signature.

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2. A notary public may not act as such in any transaction involving a person who is related to the notary public.

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3. A notary public commissioned by the Secretary of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania may perform notarial acts anywhere in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

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4. A notary public may not act as such in any transaction in which the notary public is financially interested; with the exception of:

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5. A notary public may not act as such in any transaction in which the notary public has a direct interest.

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6. A notary public commissioned by the Secretary of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania may perform notarial acts anywhere in the United States.

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7. A notary public may advise persons regarding questions of law.

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8. A notary public need not require an individual to personally appear before them when executing an affidavit where the notary public is personally familiar with the signature of the individual.

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9. A Jurat is a statement set forth on the affidavit by the notary public who administered the oath showing when, where and before whom it was sworn.

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10. The notarization of an affidavit guarantees that (1) the affiant personally appeared before the notary public (2) that the affiant was identified by the notary public and (3) the affiant was sworn by the notary public to tell the truth.

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11. The fees for performing notarizations are:

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12. An acknowledgment is:

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13. The date set forth on the acknowledgment may be different from the date set forth on the document to which it refers, but in no instance may it be earlier than the date of the document.

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14. Under the Uniform Acknowledgment Act, an attorney-at-law can appear before a notary public and execute an acknowledgment certifying that he/she personally witnessed an individual sign the instrument in question.

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15. A notary public is required to have a bond:

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16. A notarization should always set forth the notary public’s signature, title, the notary public’s rubber notarial seal, and the date of the notarization.

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17. The date of the notarization will always be:

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18. The Notary Public Law requires every notary public to keep a notary register of all official acts.

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19. A notary register must contain (1) the date of the notarial act, (2) the character of the notarial act, (3) the parties to the document – by whom and to whom the document was executed, (4) the date of the instrument and (5) the notary fee paid. The register must also be in chronological order.

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20. The Secretary of the Commonwealth can revoke the commission of any notary public who collects fees due to a state agency from a customer and then issues a bad personal check to the agency on the customer’s behalf.

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21. An applicant for a notary pubic commission must be bonded by a surety, take the bond to the recorder of deeds of the county where his/her office is located, take an oath to be sworn in as a notary public and record the bond, oath and commission within:

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22. A notary public must identify an individual who appears before him/her.

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23. An Affirmation can be used in place of an oath.

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24. A notary public has the option of determining the identity of an individual appearing before him/her through satisfactory evidence, which is defined as reliance on the presentation of a current, government-issued identification card bearing a photograph, signature or physical description and serial or identification number.

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25. Where is the official signature of each notary public required to be registered?

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26. When the name of a notary public is changed by decree of court or otherwise, a notary public may continue to perform official acts in the name in which he/she was commissioned until the expiration of his/her term but he/she shall, within thirty (30) days after entry of such decree or after such name change, notify the

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27. When the address of a notary public changes within the Commonwealth, notice in writing shall be given to the Secretary of the Commonwealth and the Recorder of Deeds of the county of the original appointment by the notary public within thirty (30) days of such change.

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28. A notary public does not vacate his/her office by residing outside of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as long as he/she remains employed in the state.

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29. A notary seal is a rubber stamp which includes (1) the words “Notarial Seal”, (2) the name and surname of the notary public, (3) the words “Notary Public”, (4) the name of the municipality and county in which the notary public maintains an office, (5) the date the notary public’s commission expires and (6) a plain border.

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30. The notary can decide the size of his/her rubber stamp seal. The only requirement is that the notary’s name, municipality, county and the date the notary’s commission expires, appears legibly on the seal.

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31. A facsimile transmission of handwritten signatures on a paper document; the typewritten name at the end of an e-mail; a user name and password which gain one access to a secure website; a digitalized signature made using an electronic signing pen, and even a “voice print” using biometric technology is:

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32. What are the educational requirements to become an eNotary?

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33. A digital certificate cannot be accessed by an unauthorized person.

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34. The use of technology eliminates the need for me to keep a register of my electronically notarial acts.

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35. In order to become an electronic notary in Pennsylvania, you must first be a duly appointed and commissioned notary public in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and complete the application to become an electronic notary, verifying that you have not had any finalized criminal or disciplinary actions since being appointed and commissioned.

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36. A notary public is not required to have electronic approval for the notarization, acknowledgment or verification of electronic records and electronic signatures, provided that the following is attached to or logically associated with the electronic signature or electronic record being notarized, acknowledged or verified:

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37. In eNotarization solutions, the term that refers to the notary public’s eNotary authorization is:

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38. All Pennsylvania notaries are required to become electronic notaries.

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39. An eNotary can rely on a current government-issued identification card containing a photo, a signature or a physical description and serial or identification number, or rely upon a disinterested credible witness known to the notary and who knows the individual executing the instrument.

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40. The process for regular pen and paper notarizations and eNotarizations, including the personal appearance of the document signer, is the same.

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