“Verified” means that the statements contained in a certificate or other document are declared to be true of the own knowledge of the persons executing the same in either:

(a) An affidavit signed by them under oath before an officer authorized by the laws of this state or of the place where it is executed to administer oaths; or

Terms Used In California Corporations Code 12251

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • executed: when used with respect to the documents filed pursuant to this code or pursuant to regulations adopted under this code, and presented to the Secretary of State, include a document bearing a signature under subdivision (a). See California Education Code 17495
  • Oath: includes affirmation. See California Education Code 17493
  • State: means the State of California, unless applied to the different parts of the United States. See California Education Code 77

(b) A declaration in writing executed by them under penalty of perjury and stating the date and place (whether within or without this state) of execution.

Any affidavit sworn to 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.)