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Notary Services Glossary beginning with B

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B.C. Notary Public

A person authorized to witness the signing of documents, make certified copies, solemn declarations, and affidavits, etc... In British Columbia, the rights and powers of notaries are set out in Section 18 of the B.C. Notaries Act. Section 14(3) of the Legal Profession Act, provides that lawyers in British Columbia are automatically granted the same powers as a notaries.  

For a more detailed definition, please see Notary Public.


A person that carries or holds something - such as a passport.

A person who presents a cheque or other order to pay money.


The person designated to receive the income from a will, trust, estate, trust, or insurance policy is a beneficiary.


To leave something in a Will


Something given in a Will, other than real property.

Bona Fide

Latin: Genuine, sincere, and in good faith.