Fellow peace commissioner James Gough, McAuley's main supporter, says: "To be appointed a commissioner for oaths
he needed six solicitors and six local and trusted business persons to verify his integrity and character.
The union has since lodged EUR348,000 with a commissioner for oaths
in good faith.
Alternatively, if the parties are agreed and do not want to wait for 14 days before signing the lease, the tenant has to make a statutory declaration before an independent solicitor or commissioner for oaths
confirming his understanding of the contracted-out lease.
A You don't say what the paper was, but certain formal documents such as affidavits and statutory declarations have to be witnessed by a Commissioner for Oaths
or a person with similar powers.
We all had to take - and sign - the oath of allegiance, witnessed by a commissioner for oaths
, before citizenship was granted and a certificate issued.