Georgia: Notary Laws

Notary Laws - § 45-17-3. Oath of office

Before entering on the duties of his office, each notary public shall take and subscribe before the clerk of the superior court the following oath, which shall be entered on his minutes:

"I, FULL NAME, do solemnly swear or affirm that I will well and truly perform the duties of a notary public to the best of my ability; and I further swear or affirm that I am not the holder of any public money belonging to the state and unaccounted for, so help me God."

Orig. Code 1863, § 1447; Ga. L. 1868, p. 130, § 2; Code 1868, § 1504; Code 1873, § 1498; Code 1882, § 1498; Civil Code 1895, § 499; Civil Code 1910, § 617; Code 1933, § 71-103; Ga. L. 1947, p. 1108, § 1; Ga. L. 1984, p. 1105, § 1.

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