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Statutes > North-carolina > Chapter_47 > GS_47-5

§47‑5.  When seal of officer necessary to probate.

When proof or acknowledgmentof the execution of any instrument by any maker of such instrument, whether aperson or corporation, is had before any official authorized by law to takesuch proof and acknowledgment, and such official has an official seal, he shallset his official seal to his certificate. If the official before whom theinstrument is proved or acknowledged has no official seal he  shall certifyunder his hand, and his private seal shall not be essential. When theinstrument is proved or acknowledged before the register of deeds of the countyin which the instrument is to be registered, the official seal shall not benecessary. (1899, c. 235, s. 8; Rev., s. 993; C.S., s. 3297;1969, c. 664, s. 3; 1977, c. 375, s. 12.)