Hugh McGroddy is authorised to act as a Commissioner for Oaths and as such can verify affidavits and statutory declarations for court proceedings and other legal documents. An affidavit is a statement in writing and on oath, and statutory declarations are written statements of facts that a person signs and declares to be true.
Hugh McGroddy is appointed as a Commissioner for Oaths for Life by the Chief Justice of Ireland.
Ensure that all evidence is in written form. (The Draft affidavit)
Establish that the person before they have read the affidavit completely understands the contents.
Required to ensure the person swears that the affidavit is true by raising their right hand and swearing on the appropriate Testament with the words of the oath.
Complete the "Jurat" which verifies that the affidavit was properly sworn on.
To charge an appropriate fee for the service.
There is a small fee for the service.
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Who can act as a Commissioner for Oaths?
In Ireland, every solicitor holding a current practising certificate is entitled to administer oaths and act as a "Commissioner for Oaths".
When will I need to use the services of a Commissioner for Oaths?
The main function of a Commissioner for Oaths is to swear in witnesses and ensure that all evidence is given in written form. As such, you may require their services if you are giving evidence in court, making a declaration for the purposes of property transfer, or for any otehr reason an oath or affirmation is needed.
Can I take an oath on someone's behalf?
There are very strict rues around oaths and affirmations, and you cannot take an oath on somebody's behalf. The person whose signature is required on the document must present themselves in person to the Commissioner for Oaths to make the declaration and sign the document.
Are Commissioner of Oaths and Notary Public the same thing?
While one person can be both a Commissioner for Oaths and a Notary Public the two roles are different. Some documents can be signed by either a Commissioner or a Notary. However, there are number of documents that can only be signed by a Notary, such as a Power of Attorney document, a Last Will and Testament, and Foregin Adoption Declarations.
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