notary public

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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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Documents, he said, could be certified by any commissioner of oaths, noting that certified documents were just as important as originals.
In addition to being an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya, she is also a Commissioner of Oaths and a Notary Public.
"When I commissioned your Oath of Office, did I do so as a Kenyan and a Commissioner of Oaths in Kenya?

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