||COMPILED LAWS OF UTAH. 139 The above fees are to be paid from the county treasury where they cannot be obtained from the estate of the deceased. For all other services the coroner is entitled to the same fees as are allowed to sheriffs in similar cases. In taking an inquisition, if deemed requisite by the coroner, justice of the peace or jury, one or more physicians or surgeons may be summoned to make a scientific examination and in such cases may be allowed a reasonable compensation instead of witness fees. Sec. 20. (l) An Act concerning notaries public. [Approved January 17,1866.] Sec. 1. (2) (255.) Sec. 2. Each notary public shall, before enter-ing upon his official duties, take the oath of office and give a bond, with sufficient sureties, to the Territory of Utah, in the penal sum of five hundred dollars, conditioned that he will faithfully perform the duties of his office; said bond to be approved by the secretary of the Territory. (3) (256.) Sec. 3. The commission and oath shall be record-ed in the office of the secretary of the Territory; (3) and recorded-such bond shall be filed in said office, and may be sued on by any person injured through the unfaithful performance of said notary's duties: Provided, that no suit shall be so instituted after three years from the time the cause of such action occurred. (257.) Sec. 4. Notaries public are hereby authorized to ^^orjzed to administer all oaths provided for by law; to acknowledge °atfas, etc. powers of attorney and all instruments of writing conveying or affecting property in any part of this Territory, and elsewhere so far as may be lawful; to take affidavits and depositions; to make declarations and protests, and to do all other acts usually done by notaries public in other States and Territories. (258.) Sec. 5. It is hereby made the duty of a notary Duty in reia- v J " " " tion to pro- publlC, whenever any instrument in writing is by him pro- test?. tested for non-payment or non-acceptance, to give written (1) Repeals sec. 18 of an act in relation to justices of the peace, approved Feb. 4,1852. (2) Repealed by section 5 of an act of Congress entitled " An act in relation to courts and judicial officers in the Territory of Utah," see p. 56. (3) As amended by the act of Congress referred to in the above note.