A procedure allowing sensitive or confidential information to be filed with a court without becoming a matter of public record. The court generally must give permission for the material to remain under seal.
In all contracts under seal, there must be some designatio personae. In general, the names of the parties appear in the body of the deed, 'between A B of, etc., of the one part, and C D of, etc., of the other part,' being the common formula.
1 : oral or written but not under seal or of record 2 : not extreme, aggravated, or complicated [ kidnapping] 3 : having no limitations or restrictions see also fee simple simĀ-ply adv
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Power of attorney: Document under seal which gives a person the right to make binding decisions for another, as an agent.
Dett, B Holt, 206; or upon simple contracts, express or implied, whether verbal or written, or upon contracts under seal, or of record, or by a common informer, whenever the demand for a sum is certain, or is capable of being reduced to certainty.
Townsend, 2 Hill 551 (1842); - a written instrument under seal, containing a contract of agreement which has been delivered by the party to be bound and accepted by the obligee or covenantee. McMurty v. Brown, 6 Neb. 376 (1877).
"(1) A simple acknowledgment under seal of the debt; (2) an instrument acknowledging the debt and charging the property of the company with repayment; (3) an instrument acknowledging the debt, charging the property of the company with repayment, ...
The certificate, which is under seal, shows the name and address of the holder and the number and type of shares held. It is evidence of the registered person's title to the shares.
It differs from a warrant of attorney, which is given before the commencement of any action, and is under seal. A cognovit actionem is an acknowledgment and confession of the plaintiff's cause of action against the defendant to be just and true.
: a contract made binding by the observance of required formalities regardless of the giving of consideration
: a contract that is a contract under seal, a recognizance, a letter of credit, or a negotiable instrument ...
A promise to deliver a gift in the future, or a promise to make a gift, unless under seal or made under very unusual circumstances, cannot be legally enforced.
See also: Seal, Law, Contra, Contract, Person