Jurat meaning

jo͝or'ăt'
A clause attached to an affidavit, in which a notary or legally authorized officer attests to the fact that the affidavit was made under oath.
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A municipal officer or magistrate in certain French towns and the Channel Islands.
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A statement or certification added to an affidavit, telling when, before whom, and, sometimes, where the affidavit was made.
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A certification at the bottom of an affidavit or deposition by a notary public that states the paper was signed, and thereby sworn to, in his or her presence by the individual who signed it.
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(law) The written statement by a notary public that he or she has administered and witnessed an oath or affirmation.
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(law) The written statement of a person that he or she has declared an oath or affirmation.
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A municipal official in the Cinque Ports or in certain French towns.
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(Channel Islands) A life magistrate.
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Origin of jurat

Middle English informant under oath, member of a ruling body of a city from Anglo-Norman member of a ruling body of a city from Medieval Latin iūrātus juror from past participle of Latin iūrāre to swear jury1