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Title 2 . Administration
Chapter 40 . Public Information
Section 160. Signatures

2 AAC 40.160. Signatures

(a) An applicant or agent shall personally sign an application. The signature or mark on an application must be verified by a notary public, postal official, or other official authorized to take oaths in Alaska. The signature of an individual other than the applicant is acceptable only if

(1) the signature is that of an agent designated by a properly executed statutory power of attorney and a copy of the power of attorney and, if necessary, an affidavit establishing the condition of the applicant are furnished to the administrator; or

(2) the signature is that of an applicant's court appointed guardian or conservator and a copy of the court order is furnished to the administrator.

(b) If the signature of a person other than the applicant is accepted, the applicant shall personally meet all eligibility requirements and monthly qualifications.

(c) If a power of attorney becomes effective upon the disability of the applicant, the signature of the agent is acceptable only after the administrator receives an affidavit establishing the disability of the applicant.

(d) A signature that is acceptable on an application form is acceptable on validation forms under the terms and conditions of (a), (b), and (c) of this section, except that signatures on validation forms need not be verified by an official authorized to take oaths in Alaska. The mark of a recipient is acceptable on a validation form if it is witnessed by two persons who are not related to the recipient.

History: Eff. 9/13/81, Register 79; am 12/1/90, Register 117

Authority: AS 47.45.100 (1)


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