“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

  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Person: includes a corporation as well as a natural person. See California Education Code 17496
  • State: means the State of California, unless applied to the different parts of the United States. See California Education Code 77

(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.)