Ultimate Guide on how to Draft Deed Poll in Tanzania.

Deed poll is legal document which uses to change your name, its one sided documents which only binds you. Here it is sample of deed poll.

THE REGISTRATION OF DOCUMENTS ACT
( CAP 117 )

CHANGE OF NAME BY DEED POLL

THIS CHANGE OF NAME DEED is made this ……… day of …………, …….. By me …………………., formerly known as …………………, or sometimes as ………….. of Post Office Box Number 75218, a resident of Dar es Salaam, now or until recently called …………….

WITNESSES AND IT IS HEREBY DECLARED as follows:
I absolutely renounce and abandon the use of my said former names of …………………….. and I assume and determine to take and use the new name of ………..in substitution of my former names of ……………….

AND IN PURSUANCE of such change of name(s) as aforesaid I DECLARE I shall at all times hereafter in all records, documents and other writings and in all actions and dealings and on all occasions whatsoever use the new name of ………………. in substitution for my former names of ……………………………so relinquished as aforesaid to the intent that I may hereafter be known not by the aforesaid former names, but by the new name of ……………………….only.

AND I HEREBY AUTHORISE AND REQUIRE all persons at all times to describe and address me by the new name of …………………………

IN WITNESS whereof I have hereunto subscribed my new name of…………………, and have affixed my signature the day and year herein written.

SIGNED and DELIVERED by the said
………………. introduced to me by …………, the later known to me personally in my presence this 23rd day of September 2004

DEPONENT

BEFORE ME:

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