Alaska Statutes.
Title 22. Judiciary
Chapter 20. Judicial Officers, Employees, and Council; Attorneys
Section 30. Power of Judicial Officers.
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AS 22.20.030. Power of Judicial Officers.

A judicial officer may

(1) preserve and enforce order in the immediate presence of the court and in the proceedings before the court, when engaged in the performance of a duty imposed by law on the judicial officer;

(2) compel obedience to the lawful orders of the court, as provided by law;

(3) compel the attendance of persons to testify in a pending proceeding in the cases and manner provided by law;

(4) administer oaths in a proceeding pending before the court and in all other cases where it may be necessary in the exercise of the powers and the performance of the duties of the judicial officer;

(5) take and certify the proof and acknowledgment of a conveyance of real property, or any other written instrument authorized or required to be proved or acknowledged;

(6) take and certify the acknowledgment of satisfaction of a judgment in any court;

(7) take and certify an affidavit or deposition to be used in any court of justice or other tribunal of the state.

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