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deed poll

n
(Law) law a deed made by one party only, esp one by which a person changes his or her name
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Noun1.deed poll - a deed made and executed by only one party
deed, deed of conveyance, title - a legal document signed and sealed and delivered to effect a transfer of property and to show the legal right to possess it; "he signed the deed"; "he kept the title to his car in the glove compartment"
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"
Translations

deed poll

n(einseitige) Absichtserklärung

deed poll

n by deed pollcon atto unilaterale
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The 71-year-old pleaded guilty to failing "without reasonable excuse to comply with the notification requirements as provided by Part 2 of that Act in that he changed his name by deedpoll and failed to inform the police of the change".
Big Brother hopefuls Freddie Fisher, who changed his name by deedpoll to halfwit, and Sophia Brown, have both being nominated.
The last deedpoll Towry died in 1809, the year the Fishers came to Croglin Low Hall.