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§11‑7.1.  Who may administer oaths of office.

(a)        Except as otherwisespecifically required by statute, an oath of office may be administered by:

(1)        A justice, judge,magistrate, clerk, assistant clerk, or deputy clerk of the General Court ofJustice, a retired justice or judge of the General Court of Justice, or anymember of the federal judiciary;

(2)        The Secretary ofState;

(3)        A notary public;

(4)        A register of deeds;

(5)        A mayor of any city,town, or incorporated village;

(5a)      A chairman of theboard of commissioners of any county;

(6)        A member of theHouse of Representatives or Senate of the General Assembly;

(7)        The clerk of anycounty, city, town or incorporated village.

(b)        The administrationof an oath by any judge of the Court of Appeals prior to March 7, 1969, ishereby validated. (1953, c. 23; 1969, c. 44, s. 25; c. 499; c. 713, s.1; 1971, c. 381, s. 10; 1977, c. 344, s. 2; 1979, c. 757; 1981, c. 682, s. 2;1983, c. 648, s. 1; 1995, c. 147, s. 1.)