Notary and Document Legalisation Glossary of terms and Phrases
A pliers‐like device, that when squeezed together with paper between the jaws, makes raised areas and indentations on paper. Used as a protection device.
Putting documents, property, or funds in the hands of an independent third party. Place in trust.
By virtue of the characteristics inherent in the holding of a particular office without the need of specific authorisation or appointment
|Execute a document||
To perform all formalities necessary to make a document fully effective; often a matter of signing, but may require delivery or other elements.
Expungement of a Criminal record means that the record of the criminal record is sealed and the details are not revealed.
The act of generating a public document. This will generally involve drafting the document, and having it signed by the issuing official and/or sealed or stamped by the issuing authority. The execution of a public document is governed by the law that applies in the territory where the document is executed.
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