(765 ILCS 30/5)
(from Ch. 30, par. 225)
Recognition of certificate of acknowledgment.
The form of a certificate of acknowledgment used by a
person whose authority is recognized under Section 2 shall be accepted in this
(1) the certificate is in a form prescribed by the
laws or regulations of this State;
(2) the certificate is in a form prescribed by the
laws or regulations applicable in the place in which the acknowledgment is taken; or
(3) the certificate contains the words "acknowledged
before me" or their substantial equivalent.
(Source: P.A. 91-357, eff. 7-29-99.)