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Role of the Notary Public in India

A Notary is person appointed by the Central Government or state government under Notaries Act, 1952. The Central Government may appoint a notary for the whole or any part of the country. Likewise, the state government may appoint a notary for the entire or for any part of the state. A Notary is a public officer.

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Guyana Notaries

A notary’s main functions are to administer oaths and affirmations; take affidavits and statutory declarations; witness and authenticate the execution of certain classes of documents; take acknowledgments of deeds and other conveyances, protest notes and bills of exchange; provide notice of foreign drafts; prepare marine or ship’s protests in cases of damage; provide exemplifications; and perform certain other official acts depending on the jurisdiction.

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Role of the Notary in Ontario

Although there are exceptions, normally a Notary is a qualified lawyer - a member of the third and oldest branch of the legal profession - and a Member of the Law Society of Upper Canada (Ontario).  

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Notaries of Europe

Notaries are an integral part of the legal order in the 22 EU Member States based on Latin civil law. They are one of the three pillars of the legal order (magistrates, notaries, lawyers). Their essential mission, that they carry out as delegates of the State that nominates them and accords them the status of public office holder, is to confer authenticity on the legal instruments and contracts they establish for their clients in areas of law as diverse as marriage contracts, company statutes, wills, real estate transactions, etc. 

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Faculty of Notaries Public in Ireland

The Faculty of Notaries Public in Ireland (the ‘Faculty Company’ or the ‘Faculty’) is an incorporated body having as its objects the promotion, advancement and regulation of the profession of Notary Public in Ireland. The day-to-day affairs of the Faculty are managed by the Dean and the Registrar who report to the Board of Directors and the General Meeting.The Faculty provides information to Notaries Public, Solicitors and the public in general on matters within its province and in particular as regards aspects of notarial practice and procedure in Ireland.

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Notaries Society of England and Wales

The Notaries Society is the representative society for the 900 or so Notaries Public practising in England and Wales.  The Notaries Society was founded in 1882 and was incorporated in April 1907, the twenty fifth anniversary of its founding. Membership of the Notaries Society is open to all Notaries in England and Wales, and to other Notaries whose Faculty is derived from the Court of Faculties. 

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