A circuit court of any county or city, or the clerk of such court, shall also record
any writing as is described in § 55.1-600 as to any person whose name is signed thereto and who at the time of such acknowledgment:
1. Was a member of any of the Armed Forces of the United States, wherever they may
2. Was employed by, or accompanying such armed forces outside the United States and
outside the Canal Zone, Puerto Rico, Guam, and the Virgin Islands; or
3. Was subject to the Uniform Code of Military Justice of the United States outside
of the United States, upon the certificate of any person authorized to take acknowledgments
under 10 U.S.C. § 936(a), as amended.
Such certification shall be in substantially the same form as required by § 55.1-615.
Any acknowledgment taken before July 1, 1995, that is in substantial conformity with
this section is hereby ratified, validated, and confirmed.
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