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358.58 AUTHORITY TO REFUSE TO PERFORM NOTARIAL ACT.

Subdivision 1.Specific grounds.

A notarial officer may refuse to perform a notarial act if the officer is not satisfied that:

(1) the individual executing the record is competent or has the capacity to execute the record; or

(2) the individual's signature is knowingly and voluntarily made.

Subd. 2.General limitation.

A notarial officer may refuse to perform a notarial act unless refusal is prohibited by law other than sections 358.51 to 358.76.