This excerpt taken from the PNC 8-K filed Feb 13, 2008.
SECTION 2.6 Compliance Certificate and Opinions
Upon any application or request by the Guarantor to the Trust Preferred Guarantee Trustee to take any action under any provision of this Trust Preferred Securities Guarantee, the Guarantor shall furnish to the Trust Preferred Guarantee Trustee an Officers Certificate stating that all conditions precedent, if any, provided for in this Trust Preferred Securities Guarantee relating to the proposed action have been complied with and an Opinion of Counsel stating that in the opinion of such counsel all such conditions precedent, if any, have been complied with.
Any Officers Certificate or Opinion of Counsel delivered with respect to compliance with a condition or covenant provided for in this Trust Preferred Securities Guarantee shall include:
(a) a statement that each individual signing the Officers Certificate or Opinion of Counsel has read such covenant or condition and the definitions herein relating thereto;
(b) a brief statement as to the nature and scope of the examination or investigation upon which the statements or opinions contained in the Officers Certificate or Opinion of Counsel are based;
(c) a statement that, in the opinion of each such individual, he or she has made such examination or investigation as is necessary to enable him or her to express an informed opinion as to whether or not such covenant or condition has been complied with; and
(d) a statement as to whether, in the opinion of each such individual, such condition or covenant has been complied with.