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2309.10 (C) (3) What Is an Official Certification?

 

2309.10 (C) (3) What Is an Official Certification?

 

An official certification is a certification, issued by an appropriate government official, that the original of the document is on file in a public office and that the reproduction is a true copy of the original.

 

Examples:

 

• A copy of a certificate of corporate merger that has been submitted for recordation together with an official certification issued by the Secretary of State for the jurisdiction where the original document has been filed.

 

• A judicial decree establishing a change of name for a person that has been submitted for recordation together with an official certification from the clerk of the court that issued the decree.