Glossary of terms used on this siteThere are 12 entries in this glossary.
Anno Domini in the year of the Lord
To admit the existence or truth of a statement and accept responsibility.
To discharge the duties of an office; to give (as in the giving of an oath).
To declare positively or firmly; maintain to be true. An affirmation replaces "swearing before God".
To attach or impress the notary seal to a document.
An Apostille Certificate is an official government Certificate issued in terms of the Hague Convention printed or stamped onto the reverse side of a single page document or attached to multiple paged documents with green notary ribbon making it become one inseparable document. It authenticates the seal and or signature of the public official or authority such as a notary or registrar issuing the document
A register in which a Competent Authority records the particulars of each Apostille issued. The Apostille Convention requires each Competent Authority to maintain a register of Apostille's (Art. 7(1).
To bear witness to or to certify.
To prove or verify as genuine.