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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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Muscat: The Ministry of Justice yesterday launched the fingerprint reader service at the Public Notary offices as a step towards digital format in record keeping.
of attorney after a public notary official went to her at Sharm El-Sheikh
Public notary registers and criminal record sheets would not be sought either in 215 procedures.
The announcement "220 Iraqi companies were referred to the public notary, for violating the companies' law,".
In addition, public notary contracts are "authentic instruments" which, if defaulted upon, can be directly enforced without recourse to a court.
Nakamura was also found guilty by the court of killing 27-year-old AUM follower Toshio Tomita in July 1994 and of involvement in the confinement resulting in death of Kiyoshi Kariya, 68, chief clerk at the Meguro Public Notary Office, in 1995, and the construction of a sarin plant in the cult's facilities between 1993 and 1994.
Public documents" are those that have been authorized by a public notary or civil servant and are in a public registry.
Cohen discovers that irrespective of levels of family wealth, the public notary was an essential participant in marriage celebration long before the reforms of Trent.
Rule Revision: Quietly, the NFL now requires that all coin tosses be witnessed by a public notary.
Kitamura has also been accused over his role in the escape of a former AUM member linked to the February 1995 abduction on a Tokyo street of a public notary whose sister was trying to quit AUM.
A public notary in Kobe, Otomasa Mukohara, 42, and a Chinese company employee in Osaka, Chang Kuangliang, 33, were arrested on suspicion of conspiring with two other people wanted by police, according to police.