deed poll


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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"
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Translations

deed poll

n(einseitige) Absichtserklärung
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

deed poll

n by deed pollcon atto unilaterale
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in periodicals archive ?
Louise Bowers, of Essex-based UK Deed Poll Service, said: "One man changed his name to Happy Birthday.
Adam Brown, 21 - who changed his name to Logan Brown by deed poll - was jailed for 14 months and will be on the sex oenders' register after coaxing his victim to meet him in the park.
We have been told he changed his name by deed poll but we don't know what to.
Neil David Salmon will be officially changing his name by Deed Poll to add a second middle name to raise funds for the Joseph Salmon Trust.
A MAN convicted of kidnap and robbery who got a job as a security guard after changing his name by deed poll has avoided spending time behind bars.
Urgh, if there's any truth in her theory that a name reflects a personality, there's a deed poll application going in for a change of moniker to Witless.
London, United Kingdom, July 10, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Deed Poll Name Change is one of the first UK online services to accept Bitcoin payments.
Judge Peter Heywood told the jury:"He's altered his name by deed poll and as I understand it he is trans-gender and is awaiting a sex change operation in due course."
According to UK Deed Poll Service, 800 British couples have already have already 'meshed' their surnames this year, after the practice originally became popular in the US with American newlyweds, six years ago.
King Arthur, a 57-year-old former soldier from Salisbury, Wiltshire, who changed his name by deed poll, wanted the High Court to review a Government decision to allow experts to keep the remains for testing.
The dad of two, who works night shifts at Asda, then changed his name by deed poll after his workmates bet him he would not do it.
The court heard that following his conviction here he changed his name by deed poll and returned to Spain.