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A clause attached to an affidavit, in which a notary or legally authorized officer attests to the fact that the affidavit was made under oath.

[Middle English, informant under oath, member of a ruling body of a city, from Anglo-Norman, member of a ruling body of a city, from Medieval Latin iūrātus, juror, from past participle of Latin iūrāre, to swear; see jury1.]


1. (Law) law a statement at the foot of an affidavit, naming the parties, stating when, where, and before whom it was sworn, etc
2. (Law) (in England) a municipal officer of the Cinque Ports, having a similar position to that of an alderman
3. (Law) (in France and the Channel Islands) a magistrate
[C16: from Medieval Latin jūrātus one who has been sworn, from Latin jūrāre to swear]


(ˈdʒʊər æt)

1. a certificate on an affidavit showing by whom, when, and before whom it was sworn to.
2. a sworn officer; a magistrate.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Medieval Latin jūrātus sworn man]
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This bill provides that a notarial act is evidenced by the affixing of a notary seal to a document accompanied by a written certificate or jurat.