Definition of commissioner for oaths in English:

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commissioner for oaths

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noun

British
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.

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