Dating documents english law
Accordingly, mis-dating a contract could amount to an offence under this Act.
However, if parties intend to rely on this when stating a date different to the signature date, and particularly if the agreement is made under English law, we would recommend using wording that is more explicit than “as of”, such as “takes effect from”.
Accordingly, the first signatory must sign a page that contains some operative text from the main agreement.
The common practice in England, and many other countries, of starting all the signatures on clean signature pages beginning with the ‘in Witness Whereof’ testing language will not suffice.
However, it is not unusual in practice (and helpfully evidences the signing authorities) to have such a person sign multiple times (once for each capacity).
Probativity Subscription alone is sufficient for the valid execution of a document.