| Commentary

16.3 Testimonium

| Commentary

16.3 Testimonium

The testimonium appears immediately before the attestation and formally states the parties’ consent to the terms of the agreement. The testimonium ‘is not necessary for the validity of the agreement, but is added merely to preserve the evidence of its due execution. For this reason, it may be of importance and, except in instruments relating to registered land, it should never in practice be omitted...’1.

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