DEPARTMENT OF STATE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

 

ANNEX WATER RIGHTS FOR IWB CO-OPERATIVE

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE

DIPLOMACY IN ACTION

 

SECRETARY OF STATE JOHN KERRY

ON THE TWENTY-FIFTH DAY OF JUNE 2013 ANNEXED IWB CO-OPERATIVE

 

 


ANNEXED UNDER THE SEAL OF THE STATE OF GEORGIA IS/ARE ENTITLED TO FULL FAITH AND CREDIT.*

FULL FAITH AND CREDIT IS “RECOGNITION, ACCEPTANCE AND ENFORCEMENT OF THE LAWS, ORDERS AND JUDGMENT OF ANOTHER JURISDICTION; SPECIF., THE RECOGNITION BY ONE STATE OF ANOTHER STATE’S LEGAL DECISION.”

 

TITLE 22 — FOREIGN RELATIONS [ 22 CFR ]   

 

                                                                      DEPARTMENT OF STATE GREAT SEAL

PART 131 — CERTIFICATES OF AUTHENTICATION

[22 CFR 131]

 

§131.1 CERTIFICATION OF DOCUMENTS.

 

The Authentication Officer, Acting Authentication Officer, Or Any Assistant Authentication Officer Designated By Either Of The Former Officers May, And Is Hereby Authorized To, Sign And Issue Certificates Of Authentication Under The Seal Of The Department Of State For And In The Name Of The Secretary Of State Or The Acting Secretary Of State.  The Form Of Authentication Shall Be As Follows: 

In Testimony Whereof, I, John F. Kerry, Secretary Of State Have Hereunto Caused The Seal Of The Department Of State To Be Affixed And My Name Subscribed By The Authentication Officer, Acting Authentication Officer, Or An Assistant Authentication Officer, Of The Said Department, At The City Of Washington, In The District Of Columbia This Twenty-Fifth Day Of June 2013.  

 

§131.2 REFUSAL OF CERTIFICATION FOR UNLAWFUL PURPOSE.

 

(a) The Department Will Not Certify To A Document When It Has Good Reason To Believe That The Certification Is Desired For An Unlawful Or Improper Purpose. It Is Therefore The Duty Of The Authentication Officer To Examine Not Only The Document, Which The Department Is Asked To Authenticate, But Also The Fundamental Document To Which Previous Seals Or Other Certifications May Have Been Affixed By Other Authorities. The Authentication Officer Shall Request Such Additional Information As May Be Necessary To Establish That The Requested Authentication Will Serve The Interests Of Justice And Is Not Contrary To Public Policy.