| Commentary

69.2 Use of acknowledgments

| Commentary

69.2 Use of acknowledgments

Acknowledgments are most frequently used in conveyancing (usually in dealings with unregistered land) and probate matters, where some right or possession of a document is acknowledged. In commercial agreements, one party may acknowledge that another party is the owner of specified property, that specified facts are true or it has seen, received or scrutinised certain materials or documents. For example, in a franchise agreement, the franchisee might be required to acknowledge that the licensed trade marks are the property of the franchisor, or that the franchisor has advised the franchisee to seek independent advice before entering

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