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It's your typical legalese. You'll note that lawyers love to use such legal doublets (cease and desist, furnish and supply, e.g.) or triplets (cancel, annul and set aside, e.g.) which for the rest of us are simple synonyms and thus pleonasms.
The following information is culled from the website uslegal.com Alter is defined as "to cause to become different in some particular characteristic . . . without changing into something else." United States v. Kilbride, 2009 U.S. App. LEXIS 23722 (9th Cir. Ariz. Oct. 28, 2009) Modification means “any alteration in the terms and conditions of a contract, ...
I'd think both are acceptable, but 'doing something' sounds much more natual to me, because I don't feel the necessary to use 'having done something' form.If 'having taken' were required in that sentence to mean the taking occurred in the past, then other similar verbs like 'remember', 'forget' and the likewould have to need 'having done something' to ...
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