14 U.S. Code § 636 - Administration of oaths
(a) Such commissioned and warrant officers of the Coast Guard as may be designated by the Commandant may, pursuant to rules prescribed by the Commandant, exercise the general powers of a notary public in the administration of oaths for the following purposes:
(1) execution, acknowledgment, and attestation of instruments and papers, oaths of allegiance in connection with recruiting, oaths in connection with courts and boards, and all other notarial acts in connection with the proper execution of Coast Guard functions;
(2) execution, acknowledgment, and attestation of instruments and papers, and all other notarial acts in time of war or national emergency; and
Source(Aug. 4, 1949, ch. 393, 63 Stat. 545.)
Historical and Revision Notes
Based on title 14, U.S.C., 1946 ed., §§ 26, 27 (Apr. 16, 1908, ch. 145, § 12,35 Stat. 63; June 5, 1920, ch. 235, § 1,41 Stat. 880).
Said sections are rewritten, the provisions concerning oaths being broadened to conform more closely to law applicable to officers of the Navy (see title 34, U.S.C., 1946 ed., § 217a). 81st Congress, House Report No. 557.