N.J. Stat. § 52:7-10.15

Current through L. 2023, c. 256.
Section 52:7-10.15 - Notification regarding performance of notarial act on electronic record; selection of technology; acceptance of tangible copy of electronic record
a. A notarial officer may select one or more tamper-evident technologies to perform notarial acts with respect to electronic records. A person may not require a notarial officer to perform a notarial act with respect to an electronic record with a technology that the notarial officer has not selected.
b. Before a notary public performs the notary public's initial notarial act with respect to an electronic record, the notary public shall notify the State Treasurer that the notary public will be performing notarial acts with respect to electronic records and identify the technology that the notary public intends to use. If the State Treasurer has established standards for approval of technology pursuant to section 29 of P.L. 2021, c. 179(C.59:7-10.20), the technology must conform to those standards. If the technology conforms to the standards, the State Treasurer shall approve the use of the technology.
c. A county clerk, a register of deeds and mortgages, and a county surrogate shall accept for recording a tangible copy of an electronic record containing a notarial certificate as satisfying any requirement that a record accepted for recording be an original, if the notarial officer executing the notarial certificate certifies that the tangible copy is an accurate copy of the electronic record.

N.J.S. § 52:7-10.15

Added by L. 2021, c. 179,s. 24, eff. 10/20/2021.