The form of a certificate of acknowledgment used by a person whose authority is recognized under section 147.51 of the Revised Code shall be accepted in this state if:
(A) The certificate is in a form prescribed by the laws or regulations of this state;
(B) The certificate is in a form prescribed by the laws or regulations applicable in the place in which the acknowledgment is taken; or
(C) The certificate contains the words "acknowledged before me," or their substantial equivalent.
Effective Date: 06-13-1975 .