notary public

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notary public

A person authorized by law to take oaths and witness signatures on documents. In some states, the notary must post a fidelity bond. In some states, notaries must keep complete logs of all documents notarized and the type of identification provided by the party signing the instrument.

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A commissioner for oaths is a person who has been authorised to swear affidavits, as well as a range of other legal documents, while among a peace commissioner's duties are issuing search warrants to Gardai, taking statutory declarations and witnessing signatures on documents.
Modernizing the application and renewal system provides a more convenient process for those who wish to maintain their appointment or become a Commissioner for Oaths or Notary Public for the first time.
He is a Commissioner for Oaths, a Notary Public and a Justice of the Peace.

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