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Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Legal Digest - Abortion to Actions

Posted by attorney Timothy Farrell

ABORTION : 1 N.M.I. Const. art. XII

The abortion of the unborn child during the mother’s pregnancy is prohibited in the CNMI, except as provided by law (no statute as of this date).

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS (forms)

Declaration under penalty of perjury. Whenever, under any law or the Commonwealth, any matter is required or permitted to be supported or proved by the sworn statement, declaration, verification, certification, oath, or affidavit in writing of the person making the same (other than a deposition, or an oath of office, or an oath required to be taken before a specified official other than a notary public), such matter may be made under penalty of perjury in substantially the following form:

"I declare under penalty of perjury that the foregoing is true and correct and that this declaration was executed on _______________ at _________________Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.

(Signature)______________________________________________________" (Type/print name)

7 C.M.C. 3306.

Short Forms of Acknowledgment. The forms of acknowledgment set forth in this section may be used and are sufficient for their respective purposes under any law of this Commonwealth. The authorization of the forms do not preclude the use of other forms.

(1) For an individual acting in his own right:

Commonwealth of the Northern )

)

Mariana Islands ) ss.

OR

State of _____________ )

)

County of____________ ) ss.

The foregoing instrument was acknowledged before me this (date) by (name of person acknowledged).

(Signature of person taking acknowledgment) (Title or rank) (Serial number, if any);

(2) For a corporation:

Commonwealth of the Northern )

)

Mariana Islands ) ss.

OR

State of _________________ )

)

County of _______________ ) ss.

The foregoing instrument was acknowledged before me this (date) by (name of officer or agent, title of officer or agent) of (name of corporation acknowledging) a (place of incorporation) corporation, on behalf of the corporation.

(Signature of person taking acknowledgment). (Title or rank) (Serial number, if any);

(3) For a partnership:

Commonwealth of the Northern )

)

Mariana Islands ) ss.

OR

State of ________________ )

)

County of _______________ ) ss.

The foregoing instrument was acknowledged before me this (date) by (name of acknowledging partner or agent), partner (or agent) on behalf of (name or partnership), a partnership.

(Signature of person taking acknowledgment) (Title or rank) (Serial number, if any)

(4) For an individual acting as principal by an attorney in fact:

Commonwealth of the Northern )

)

Mariana Islands ) ss.

OR

State of _________________)

)

County of _______________) ss.

The foregoing instrument was acknowledged before me this (date) by (name of attorney in fact) as attorney in fact on behalf of (name of principal).

(Signature of person taking acknowledgment) (Title or rank) (Serial number, if any)

(5) By any public officer, trustee, or personal representative:

Commonwealth of the Northern )

)

Mariana Islands ) ss.

OR

State of _________________ )

)

County of _______________ ) ss.

The foregoing instrument was acknowledged before me this (date) by (name and title of position).

(Signature of person taking acknowledgment) (Title or rank) (Serial number, if any)

ACTIONS :

Rules with respect to commencement, parties, intervention, interpleader, joinder, splitting, consolidation and severance of actions, abatement, and revival and termination of actions follow, in general, the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.

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