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12-2223. Persons authorized to administer oath or affirmation within or without United States

A. An oath or affirmation when taken without this state, but within the United States, may be taken before any judge, commissioner or clerk of a court of record having a seal, master in chancery, notary public authorized to administer oaths and affirmations by the law of the state wherein such oaths and affirmations may be taken. If the oath or affirmation purports to have been taken before any such officer, and has his seal of office affixed, such oath or affidavit may be used within this state as though taken before a like officer within this state.

B. An oath or affirmation taken without the United States may be taken before any ambassador, minister, charge d'affairs, consul, deputy consul, vice-consul or consular agent of the United States resident and officiating as such in the country where taken, or before any notary public of the country where taken whose official authority is authenticated under the seal of any ambassador, minister, charge d'affairs, consul, deputy consul, vice-consul or consular agent.