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notary public

n. pl. notaries public Abbr. NP
A person legally empowered to witness and authenticate documents, administer oaths, take affidavits and depositions, and engage in other activities established by local law.

notary public

n, pl notaries public
(Law) a public official, usually a solicitor, who is legally authorized to administer oaths, attest and certify certain documents, etc

no′tary pub′lic



n., pl. notaries public.
a person authorized to take affidavits, authenticate contracts, etc.
[1490–1500]

notary public

A person who is legally authorized to administer oaths, take affidavits, and witness documents.
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Noun1.notary public - someone legally empowered to witness signatures and certify a document's validity and to take depositionsnotary public - someone legally empowered to witness signatures and certify a document's validity and to take depositions
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
functionary, official - a worker who holds or is invested with an office
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They will no longer be required to submit the purchase and sale contract to the "Traffic Police" or the "de-registration" of their cars will be the duty of the notaries public before whom the transactions are performed.
A new online application and renewal process to appoint Commissioners for Oaths and Notaries Public is now available in Saskatchewan.
In her nine-page opinion, one of the points that she wants to be clarified is how did Duterte able to appear before two notaries public to have his certificate of candidacy (COC) authenticated in two cities-which are thousands of kilometers apart from each other-in just one day.
Addressing the newly sworn in notaries public, Al Mansouri urged the lawyers to abide by the Notary Public Law and exert the required efforts for the public's benefit.
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Notaries public belong to the one of the oldest branches of the legal profession and are appointed by the Archbishop of Canterbury through the Court of Faculties.
Since January 31, the Department of State has authorized approximately 200 qualified Pennsylvania Notaries Public to perform notarizations on electronic documents, which are then recorded digitally by participating Pennsylvania county recorders.
Although not required to take the course, notaries public are encouraged to take it to stay updated on new legislation and other issues that affect their duties.