“Acknowledged” means that an instrument is either:

(a) Formally acknowledged as provided in Article 3 (commencing with Section 1180) of Chapter 4 of Title 4 of Part 4 of Division 2 of the Civil Code; or

Terms Used In California Corporations Code 12221

  • On the certificate: as used in this part means that a statement appears on the face of a certificate or on the reverse thereof with a reference thereto on the face. See California Corporations Code 12242

(b) Accompanied by a declaration in writing signed by the persons executing the same that they are such persons and that the instrument is the act and deed of the person or persons executing the same.

Any certificate of acknowledgment taken without this state before a notary public or a judge or clerk of a court of record having an official seal need not be further authenticated.

(Added by Stats. 1982, Ch. 1625, Sec. 3. Operative January 1, 1984.)