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WITNESSING PART Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

in a deed or other formal instrument, is that part which comesafter the recitals, or, where there are no recitals, after the parties. It usually commences with a reference to the agreement orintention to be effectuated, then states or refers to the consideration, and concludeswith the operative words and parcels, if any. Where a deed effectuates two distinct objects,there are two witnessing parts. 1 Dav. Prec. Conv. 63, et seq.; Sweet.


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