TITLE 36
Public Officers and Employees

CHAPTER 36-2
Power of Officers to Administer Oaths

SECTION 36-2-1


§ 36-2-1 Officers with statewide power.

The following persons may administer oaths anywhere within the state: the governor, lieutenant governor, secretary of state, attorney general, assistant attorneys general, general treasurer, active and retired justices of the supreme, superior, family, and district courts, each member of the general assembly after he or she has filed his or her signature with the secretary of state, commissioners appointed by other states to take acknowledgments of deeds and depositions within this state, and notaries public.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 25, § 9; C.P.A. 1905, § 1218; G.L. 1909, ch. 31, § 8; G.L. 1923, ch. 31, § 8; G.L. 1938, ch. 491, § 1; P.L. 1945, ch. 1591, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 36-2-1; P.L. 1969, ch. 239, § 40; P.L. 1979, ch. 241, § 1.)