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§47‑43.3.  Officer's certificate upon proof of instrument by proof ofsignature of maker.

When the execution of aninstrument is proved by proof of the signature of the maker as provided by G.S.47‑12.1 or as provided by G.S. 47‑13, the certificate required byG.S. 47‑13.1 shall be in substantially the following form:

STATEOF______________________________________________

(Name of state)

_________________________________________COUNTY

I,_______________________________, a __________________________________

                       (Name of officer taking proof)                (Officialtitle of officer taking proof)

of___________________ COUNTY,_______________________________, certify that

                                                                                       (Nameof state)

_______________________________________personally appeared before me this day,

                     (Name ofperson familiar with

                              maker'shandwriting)

and being duly sworn, stated thathe knows the handwriting of______________________

                                                                                                                  (Nameof maker)

and that the signature to theforegoing instrument is the signature of _________________

                                                                                                                        (Nameof maker)

WITNESS my hand and officialseal, this the ____ day of _________________, ____

                                                                                                                  (Month)                  (Year)

                                                                        __________________________________________

                                                                              (Signatureof officer taking proof)

                                                                        __________________________________________

                                                                              (Officialtitle of officer taking proof)

My commission expires ________________________________________________________

                                                               (Dateof expiration of officer's commission)

 (1951, c. 379, s. 3; 1999‑456, s. 59.)