(State and county, or other description of place where acknowledgment is taken)

 

I,                 ,                  , certify that            , personally came before me this day and

            name of officer          official title of officer                                                name of attesting

      taking acknowledgment taking acknowledgment                                officer

acknowledged that he (or she) is                             of                        , a corporation, and that by

                                                                       title of attesting official                         name of corporation

authority duly given and as the act of the corporation, the foregoing instrument was signed in its name by

 

its                        , sealed with its corporate seal, and attested by himself (or herself) as its

                  title of official

                           .  Witness my hand and official seal this the          day of      ,         .

               title of attesting official                                                                                                                              month               year

                                            

                                     signature of officer taking acknowledgment

 

(Official seal if officer taking acknowledgment has one)

 

My commission expires:                                      

                                                       date of expiration of commission as notary public

 

This change in G.S. 47-41.01(b) removed reference to a list of only certain specified officers as executing and attesting officers, but revised G.S. 47-41.01(d) should be noted.

 

New G.S. 47-41.01(c) has been added as follows:

 

If the deed or other instrument is executed by an official of the corporation, signing the name of the corporation in his official capacity, or any other agent authorized by resolution pursuant to G.S. 47-18.3(e) the following form of acknowledgment is sufficient:

 

(State and county, or other description of place where acknowledgment is taken)

 

 

I,                 ,                  , certify that            , personally came before me this day and

            name of officer          official title of officer                                                name of official

      taking acknowledgment taking acknowledgment                                

acknowledged that he (or she) is                             of                        , a corporation, and that 

                                                                       title of  official                                    name of corporation

he/she, as                      , being authorized to do so, executed the foregoing on behalf of the

                                               title of official

    

corporation.  Witness my hand and official seal this the             day of      ,         .

                                                                                                                                      month               year

                                            

                                     signature of officer taking acknowledgment

 

(Official seal if officer taking acknowledgment has one)

 

My commission expires:                                      

                                                       date of expiration of commission as notary public

 

G.S. 47-41.01(d) has been amended to add (4), (5) and (6) as definitions for purposes of G.S. 47.41.01:

 

(4)            The official of the corporation is the corporation's chairman, president, chief executive officer, a vice-president or an assistant vice-president, treasurer, or chief financial officer, or any other agent authorized by resolution pursuant to G.S. 47-18.3(e).

 

(5)            The attesting official of the corporation is the corporation's secretary or assistant secretary, trust officer, assistant trust officer, associate trust officer, or in the case of a bank, its secretary, assistant secretary, cashier or assistant cashier.

 

(6)            The phrase "sealed with its corporate seal" may be omitted if the seal of the corporation has not been affixed to the instrument being acknowledged.