A resolution records a decision. It generally responds to an application and may end a particular administrative procedure.


1. Identification of the document

Identify the document with a reference number. If the resolution is especially long or complex, it may be appropriate to add a short title by way of summary.

2. Background

List the facts and the various steps that have been taken since the beginning of the process and any regulations that might affect the decision. Introduce them with the expression considering in bold, capital letters followed by a colon, and write each statement on a new line. If there are two statements or more, number them.

3. Resolution

Introduce this section with the formula I resolve in bold, capital letters and followed by a colon, and briefly state the decision taken, in full sentences.

4. Signature

This section includes the signature, full name and position of the signatory, in this order.

5. Place and date

End the resolution with the name of the town or city where the document will be signed and the date.



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