TITLE 42
State Affairs and Government

CHAPTER 42-30
Notaries Public and Justices of the Peace

SECTION 42-30-4


§ 42-30-4 Certificate of engagement – Term of engagement.

(a) Except as otherwise provided, each notary public and justice of the peace shall, at the time of receiving his or her commission, file with the secretary of state a certificate that he or she has been duly engaged thereon, signed by the person before whom the engagement shall have been taken, and the secretary of state shall, at the request of the notary public or justice of the peace and upon payment of the actual cost thereof, issue a wallet-size identification card to such person.

(b) The term of engagement for each notary public and justice of the peace shall be for a period of four (4) years.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1911, ch. 671, § 3; G.L. 1923, ch. 30, § 12; P.L. 1925, ch. 642, § 1; G.L. 1938, ch. 489, § 9; G.L. 1956, § 42-30-4; P.L. 1960, ch. 76, § 25; P.L. 1971, ch. 40, § 1; P.L. 1976, ch. 309, § 1; P.L. 1985, ch. 292, § 1; P.L. 1986, ch. 480, § 1; P.L. 1990, ch. 65, art. 43, § 11; P.L. 1993, ch. 384, § 1; P.L. 1996, ch. 381, § 1.)