Definition of Act

An act is a written certification or testimony in which an account of what happened, dealt with or agreed upon in the event of any circumstance that warrants it, such as the meeting of a consortium, the election of a person for a position that may be public or private, the meeting of the board of directors of a company or organization, the proof of a birth or any other fact that requires or demands the corresponding legal certification of something as having occurred because of its importance and because in the future, if necessary, it can serve as evidence in a trial.

As with other public documents, the minutes must have a series of data that will be decisive when evaluating its validityas long as and generally, the same is carved by a professional known as a notary and that as such is authorized to proceed in the preparation of the same.

Among the data that yes or yes must be recorded in this document are: date, time, a very brief introduction about the reason for the carving of the aforementioned, then, in what is called the body, the notary will make a detailed detail of what that happened in the act or meeting in question and that motivated the celebration of the pertinent minutes. This is among the most basic data that must be included and in the case, for example, of a consortium meeting, as we mentioned above, which may be one of the motivations for the creation of this type of document, the payroll must be established. of the participants of the same, a synthesis of the debates in the case that they have incurred in the same, as well as the conclusions that were reached and if they were reached after a vote, also to give an account of how the result of this

To give a final cut to it, normally, a style paragraph is used in which the time in which the act that was carried out comes to an end is indicated and delimiting that at the bottom will be the signatures of those who were present at the event and that they fully agreed to it.
The minutes are usually transcribed in books specially prepared and designed for this purpose, with lined pages and numbered correlatively.