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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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Solicitor Paul Kavanagh has been in touch with the Law Officers' Department in Jersey to raise concerns that there was serious misdirection given to the two jurats - the people who decide on the facts of cases in Channel Islands courts - prior to their deliberation.
Lot 1: Pest Control Brigade 4, Brigade Gardening, Environment Brigade 7, Intermediate Document Deposit, Municipal Vehicle Depot, Bus Station, Devesa Warehouse and Dressing Room, Jurats Plaza Warehouse, Pedret Warehouse, Santa Eugenia Warehouse, Modules of Brigades UOS - Mas Xirgu and Parachuting Pallol.
Mayoral, Roberto (2006), <<La traduccion comercial>>, Butlleti de la Associacio de Traductors i Interprets Jurats de Catalunya, diciembre, s.
donant lo regiment y administracio de la universitat y republica als jurats d'aquella ab que administrassen ab consell dels consellers que tendrien y ells se elegirien volent ab los Privilegis expressament que no fossen tenguts los dits jurats dar raho de la administracio als dits Reys y que de tot lo que seria per aquells administrat se tendrien per contents y axi mateix que no haguessen de revelar los secrets del dit Consell als dits Reys ni algu altre (16).
Lo mismo sucede con la serie de paneles epigraficos de epoca romana ubicados justo en la entrada de la Cova dels Jurats o de l'Esglesia (Ramis 1817; Veny 1965; Orfila et al.
La reina entonces amenazo con derogar a la fuerza el estatuto, y los jurats se negaron a visitarla en palacio.
In addition to complying with the laws, transparency should also be included in the strategy, the organization's values and their application to all spheres of the organization (Col-legi de Censors Jurats de Comptes de Catalunya, 2010).
De ellos surgieron diversos cargos importantes durante el dominio austracista, como el del procurador real, varios jurats en cap y diferentes batles y otros oficios de la Universitat.
But Mr Sharp told the six jurats - judges of fact who will determine the case: "When you take a step back and look at this case overall, we will be considering incredibly large chunks of cash that are crying out for an explanation as to their current whereabouts.
Wearing a white T-shirt and jeans, Rzeszowski showed no emotion in the dock as the presiding judge, Sir Michael Birt, read out the verdicts that two jurats - similar to magistrates in the UK - had reached.
Wearing a white T-shirt and jeans, Rzeszowski displayed no emotion in the dock as the presiding judge, Sir Michael Birt, read out the verdicts that two jurats - similar to magistrates in the UK - had reached after three and a half hours of deliberation.
Mr Sharp told the presiding judge Sir Michael Birt and two jurats - similar to magistrates in mainland UK - who are judging the case, that after this the accused started drinking.