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28-370 - Oaths and acknowledgments; power of attorney; definition
28-370. Oaths and acknowledgments; power of attorney; definition
A. The director and officers, agents and employees of the department the director designates may administer oaths and acknowledge signatures, without a fee, in any matter connected with the administration of a law the enforcement of which is vested in the director.
B. Notwithstanding title 14, chapter 5, article 5:
1. The director or an officer, agent or employee of the department designated by the director may witness a power of attorney to be used solely in the performance of vehicle title and registration activities.
2. For the purposes of executing a power of attorney in the performance of vehicle title and registration activities, the power of attorney is not required to be:
(a) Notarized if it is witnessed by the director or an officer, agent or employee of the department designated by the director.
(b) Notarized if it is involving a total loss vehicle settlement and an insurance company that is licensed pursuant to title 20 submits it electronically to the department in a manner approved by the director.
(c) Witnessed if it is notarized.
C. For the purposes of this section, "agent" includes a motor vehicle dealer or a third party authorized pursuant to this title.