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notary

Description

Code

2619.10

Description

Notaries ensure the authenticity and legitimacy of official documents such as declarations, certificates, contracts, deeds and purchases. They examine the documents, witness the signing and authenticate them. They administer oaths and affirmations and perform other acts of notarisation.

Scope note

Excludes people performing the transfer of legal properties and titles. Excludes conveyance clerk.

Alternative Labels

notarial officer

notary

law signing agent

notary signing agent

common law notary

civil law notary

public notary

Regulatory Aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database: