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A. A remote online notarization satisfies any law of this state that requires an individual to appear before, appear personally before or be in the presence of a notary public at the time of the performance of the notarial act.
B. A notary public's verification of a remotely located individual's identity pursuant to § 41-376, subsection B satisfies any law of this state that requires the notary public to obtain satisfactory evidence of identity of the individual for a remote online notarization.
C. The failure of a notary public to perform a duty or meet a requirement prescribed in this article does not invalidate a remote online notarial act performed by the notary public. A valid remote online notarial act does not prevent an aggrieved person from seeking to invalidate the electronic record or transaction that is the subject of the remote online notarial act or from seeking other remedies based on state or federal law. This subsection does not validate a purported remote online notarial act that is performed by an individual who is not authorized to perform remote online notarial acts.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Arizona Revised Statutes Title 41. State Government § 41-378. Legal recognition and validity of remote online notarizations - last updated March 08, 2022 | https://codes.findlaw.com/az/title-41-state-government/az-rev-st-sect-41-378/
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