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31 C.F.R. § 224.6: Sample Power of Attorney

A surety appointing an individual as its process agent, pursuant to 31 U.S.C. § 9306 and 31 C.F.R. Part 224, may use the following language to meet applicable power of attorney requirements.

While use of this sample language is not required, any power of attorney filed should use substantially the same terms:

Know all men by these presents, that the -------------------- a corporation existing under and by virtue of the laws of the State of -- ------------------ and having its principal office at ------------------ --, desiring to comply with section 9306 of Title 31, United States Code, hereby constitutes and appoints ----------, of ------------------ --, its true and lawful attorney and agent in and for the -------------- ------ judicial district of --------------------, upon whom all lawful process in any action or proceeding against the company in said district may be served in like manner and with the same effect as if the company existed therein, and who is authorized to enter an appearance in its behalf.

In witness whereof the said company, pursuant to proper authority of its board of directors or other governing body, has caused these presents to be subscribed by its ------------ president and its corporate seal to be affixed hereto this ------ day of ------------, a.d. 20--

[Corporate Seal]

-------------------------- President,
State of --------------------
County of --------------------, ss:

On this ------------ day of ------------, a.d. 20--, before me appeared --------------------, president of the -------------------- Company, who being duly sworn, says that he is -------------------- president of the -------------------- Company; that he knows the corporate seal of the company; that the seal affixed to the foregoing instrument is such corporate seal; that it was affixed by order of the board of directors or other governing body of said company, and that he signed said instrument as -------------- president of said company by like authority.

[Notary Seal]

Last modified 08/29/19