ACKNOWLEDGMENTS OF DEEDS, REGULATED Act of May 11, 1901, P.L. 171, No. 137 Cl. 68 AN ACT To regulate the acknowledgment or proofs of deeds, mortgages and other instruments of writing by corporations, the form of certificates thereof, and confirming those heretofore made. Section 1. Be it enacted, &c., That a corporation may acknowledge any deed, conveyance, mortgage or other instrument of writing by an attorney appointed by such corporation, and such appointment may be embodied in said deed, conveyance, mortgage or other instrument of writing in substantially the following form: The (name of corporation) doth hereby constitute and appoint (name of appointee) to be its attorney for it, and in its name and as and for its corporate act and deed to acknowledge this (name of instrument), before any person having authority by the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to take such acknowledgment, to the intent that the same may be duly recorded. Section 2. Such acknowledgment may be made before any person or officer now or hereafter to be authorized by the laws of this Commonwealth to take acknowledgments of deeds or other instruments of writing, whose certificate of such acknowledgment shall be in substantially the following form: I hereby certify that on this _________ day of ________ , in the year of our Lord and ___________ , before me, the subscriber, (title of officer taking acknowledgment) personally appeared (name of attorney) the attorney named in the foregoing (name of instrument), and by virtue and in pursuance of the authority therein conferred upon him, acknowledged the said (name of instrument) to be the act of the said (corporation's name). Witness my hand and _______ seal the day and year aforesaid. Section 3. All acknowledgments or proofs of deeds, conveyances, mortgages or other instruments of writing made by corporations prior to the passage of this act, are hereby validated and confirmed. Section 4. All acts or parts of acts inconsistent herewith are hereby repealed.