No se asume responsabilidad del texto

English translation: I assume no responsibility for the veracity [of the representations contained in the document...]

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00:17 Feb 15, 2018
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Law/Patents - Law (general)
Spanish term or phrase: No se asume responsabilidad del texto
Context: the above appears on a Colombian seal.
Jefe de Legalizaciones, Santafe, Bogota.
Dariusz Saczuk
United States
English translation:I assume no responsibility for the veracity [of the representations contained in the document...]
Explanation:
The gist of it is this:

"I assume / the legalizations office assumes no responsibility for the veracity of representations contained in the document being legalized/authenticated."


7 FAM 873 LIMITATIONS FOR AUTHENTICATING DOCUMENTS OVERSEAS
(CT:CON-499; 11-19-2013)

...
b. Refusal of responsibility for content: Authentication conveys no judgment on the part of the authenticating officer of the validity or truth of the content of an authenticated document, but if circumstances warrant, include in the body of the certification a statement to the effect that “I, (Name and Title of Consular Officer) assume no responsibility for the truth or falsity of the representations which appear in the foregoing (or, annexed) document (or specified elements of the document).”

https://fam.state.gov/fam/07fam/07fam0870.html
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Robert Carter
Mexico
Local time: 04:19
Grading comment
Kind thanks, Robert.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer



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4 +4I assume no responsibility for the veracity [of the representations contained in the document...]
Robert Carter


  

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8 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +4
I assume no responsibility for the veracity [of the representations contained in the document...]


Explanation:
The gist of it is this:

"I assume / the legalizations office assumes no responsibility for the veracity of representations contained in the document being legalized/authenticated."


7 FAM 873 LIMITATIONS FOR AUTHENTICATING DOCUMENTS OVERSEAS
(CT:CON-499; 11-19-2013)

...
b. Refusal of responsibility for content: Authentication conveys no judgment on the part of the authenticating officer of the validity or truth of the content of an authenticated document, but if circumstances warrant, include in the body of the certification a statement to the effect that “I, (Name and Title of Consular Officer) assume no responsibility for the truth or falsity of the representations which appear in the foregoing (or, annexed) document (or specified elements of the document).”

https://fam.state.gov/fam/07fam/07fam0870.html

Robert Carter
Mexico
Local time: 04:19
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 860
Grading comment
Kind thanks, Robert.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  philgoddard
3 hrs
  -> Thanks, Phil.

agree  neilmac: Me neither :-)
9 hrs
  -> Thanks, Neil.

agree  AllegroTrans: Or just "I assume no responsibility for the text"
9 hrs
  -> Thanks, Chris.

agree  Rachel Fell
11 hrs
  -> Thanks, Rachel.
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