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J: ACKNOWLEDGMENTS AND RECEIPTS

65 Introduction

An acknowledgment is used to document the existence of some legal relationship or fact between the giver and recipient of the acknowledgment upon which both parties intend the recipient to rely. As such, it is provided in writing and may appear as either the entirety or part of a document, as an indorsement by way of a note of some change in facts thereon, or as a receipt1. In some cases, a receipt may be construed beyond its evidential content and either create an estoppel or embody the terms of a contract

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