Law. a certificate on an affidavit, by the officer, showing by whom, when, and before whom it was sworn to.
a sworn officer; a magistrate; a member of a permanent jury.

1400–50; late Middle English < Medieval Latin jūrātus sworn man, noun use of L past participle of jūrāre to swear, equivalent to jūrā- verb stem + -tus past participle suffix

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jurat (ˈdʒʊəræt)
1.  law a statement at the foot of an affidavit, naming the parties, stating when, where, and before whom it was sworn, etc
2.  (in England) a municipal officer of the Cinque Ports, having a similar position to that of an alderman
3.  (in France and the Channel Islands) a magistrate
[C16: from Medieval Latin jūrātus one who has been sworn, from Latin jūrāre to swear]

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The affidavit consists of the venue, body, affiant's signature and jurat.
However, failure to meet these requirements shall not impair the legal validity of any acknowledgement or jurat.
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