Illinois Compiled Statutes 765 ILCS 30 Uniform Recognition of Acknowledgments Act. Section 6

    (765 ILCS 30/6) (from Ch. 30, par. 226)

    Sec. 6. Certificate of acknowledgment.

    The words "acknowledged before me" means

    (1) that the person acknowledging appeared before the person taking the acknowledgment,

    (2) that he acknowledged he executed the instrument,

    (3) that, in the case of:

        (i) a natural person, he executed the instrument for the purposes

    therein stated;

        (ii) a corporation, the officer or agent acknowledged he held the

    position or title set forth in the instrument and certificate, he signed

    the instrument on behalf of the corporation by proper authority, and the

    instrument was the act of the corporation for the purpose therein


        (iii) a partnership, the partner or agent acknowledged he signed the

    instrument on behalf of the partnership by proper authority and he

    executed the instrument as the act of the partnership for the purposes

    therein stated;

        (iv) a person acknowledging as principal by an attorney in fact, he

    executed the instrument by proper authority as the act of the principal

    for the purposes therein stated;

        (v) a person acknowledging as a public officer, trustee,

    administrator, guardian, or other representative, he signed the

    instrument by proper authority and he executed the instrument in the

    capacity and for the purposes therein stated; and

    (4) that the person taking the acknowledgment either knew or had satisfactory evidence that the person acknowledging was the person named in the instrument or certificate.

(Source: P.A. 76-1105.)

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