Share this entry

commissioner for oaths Line breaks: com|mis¦sion¦er for oaths

Definition of commissioner for oaths in English:


A solicitor authorized to administer an oath to a person making an affidavit.
Example sentences
  • Unmarried fathers can be appointed guardian by a court or simply with the agreement of the mother if both sign a declaration to that effect before a commissioner for oaths.
  • Both Licensed Conveyancers and Legal Executives have the powers of a commissioner for oaths.
  • Your signature and photograph on this form must be witnessed by a notary public, commissioner for oaths, lawyer or the Canadian Embassy.

Share this entry


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day coiffeur
Pronunciation: kwɑːˈfəː
a hairdresser