authentic act


au·​then·​tic act
in the civil law of Louisiana : a writing executed in accordance with law which requires that each party sign it before a public officer (as a notary public) and two witnesses and that the public officer and witnesses also sign it

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“Authentic act.” Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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