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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When the Emirati notary public discovered that the dates on the Emirates ID, according to records, had been tampered with, she confronted M.N., who admitted that he had changed them manually.
The Director-General of Dubai Courts, Taresh Al Mansouri, further issued a decision streamlining the work of those offering private notary services as notary public drawn from the staff of Dubai Government agencies.
"The Dubai Notary Public Law has come to influence the business sector in Dubai positively and provide the clients of Dubai Courts Department (DCD) with friendly solutions to process transactions.
Under Rule II, Section 6 of the Rules on Notarial Practice, a jurat is an act in which an individual appears in person before the notary public and presents an instrument or document.
Addressing a media gathering, Al Mansouri said DCD will start accepting new applications from private notary public professionals as of June 1.
Huntsville, AL, September 11, 2013 --(PR.com)-- North Alabama Notaries are invited to come out and meet other notaries and discuss forming an active notary public group/club in the Huntsville/Madison, AL area.
The law stipulates that special administration for the notary public be established at Dubai Courts Department which may open branches across the Emirate of Dubai if necessary.
June 13 -- New York Real Estate Institute is offering a notary public course Thursdays beginning June 13 from 6 to 9 p.m.
In a manifestation before the Supreme Court, Solicitor General Jose Calida said De Lima fabricated her 'jurat' by stating that she personally appeared before a notary public. Under the Rules on Notarial Practice, a jurat is an act in which an individual appears in person before the notary public and presents an instrument or document.
Dubai: Dubai Courts Department's (DCD) notary public offices at Al Twar and Al Barsha will start operating 12 hours a day from May 1.