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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.]
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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]
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(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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Brig Nisar Kaka was awarded Sitara e Jurat along with four others, in addition 10 soldiers and JCOs of 25th Cavalry were awarded Tamgha e Jurat making this regiment to be the most decorated unit in one battle in Pakistan Armoured Corps.
Deputy chief of staff of president's office Almaz Kenenbayev, mayor Aziz Surakmatov, chairman of Bishkek local council Janybek Abirov, ex-mayors Medetbek Kerimkulov, Isa Omurkulov, Naeiman Tuleyev, Abdybek Sutalinov, Salavat Iskakov, ex-speaker of Bishkek local council Marat Amankulov, MP Jumabek Salymbekov, head of Bishkek city Directorate of Internal Affairs Kanat Jumagaziyev, first vice mayor Almaz Beketayev and philanthropist Jurat Zakirov attended the concert.
Lately, head of the Jihad wa Muqawmat party, General Din Mohammad Jurat, a senior member of Mohammad Hanif Atmar's team, termed the upcoming Consultative Loya Jirga as a campaign for the next presidential election.
The first Habib Jalib Jurat Award was also announced for the slain Mashal Khan that was received by his father, Iqbal Khan Lala, from Mr Rehman.
The lawyer added his notarial commission was issued by Carigara Regional Trial Court prohibits him from notarizing in Tacloban City as shown in the jurat clause of the affidavits.
Islamuddin Jurat, a spokesman for Afghanistan's Ministry of Refugees Repatriation told Arab News on Sunday that Iran has vowed to share the outcome of the investigation with Afghanistan.
The woman was identified as 70-year-old Fatima Issa, from the Jurat al-Shamaa village.
Therefore, they decide to return to Afghanistan," said Islamuddin Jurat, the head of the Communications and Public Relations Department of MoRR.
Brigadier (Retd) Rasheed Malik (Sitara e Jurat), then Captain, who was accompanying Capt Iqbal in the 'Qiadat' Operation told reporter that Capt Iqbal was a symbol of courage, valour and was a highly motivated person.
Rigoroso added that a jurat and judicial affidavit were not properly attested.
For all the reasons already stated, including the confirmatory statements by Ye during his testimony before the IJ, the BIA's reliance on the Sworn Statement and Jurat was reasonable and supported by substantial evidence.