Commissioner for Oaths

Hugh McGroddy Notary 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 Chief Justice of Ireland.

Functions of a Commissioner for Oaths

  • 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.

Get in Touch

For more information on our commissioner for oaths service, get in contact with Hugh McGroddy Notary today.