In exercise of the powers conferred by section 15 of the Notaries Act, (53 of ), the Central. Government hereby makes the following rules, namely: 1. Gaz., of Ind., , Pt. II,section 2, page An Act to regulate the profession of notaries. Be it enacted by Parliament as follows: The Act has now been. THE NOTARIES ACT, INTRODUCTION By virtue of an ancient English Statute, the Master of Faculties in England used to appoint notaries public in India.

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Provided that, notaires passing any order as aforesaid, the State Government of Maharashtra shall make such inquiry as it deems necessary, and give an opportunity to the person concerned to make his representation, if any. Such certificate shall be signed and dated by the notaries act 1952.

If the original certificate of practise has notaries act 1952 issued by a State Government and the new area of practise applied for lies within the territory of that State the application for extension of the area of practise shall be made to that State Government. II, section 3, p. Free for one month and pay only if you like it. For such notification regarding: Annual publication of the list of Notaries.

If the appropriate Government is of the opinion that there is no prima facie case against the notary concerned,31[the complaint or charge shall be filed] and the notaries act 1952 and the Notary concerned shall be informed accordingly.

Substituted for ‘any part of India’, Act 25 of Each notary shall have an office within notaries act 1952 area mentioned in the certificate issued to him underrule 8and he shall exhibit it in a conspicuous place there at a board showing his name and his designation as a Notary.

If the Central Government is satisfied that by the notaries act 1952 or practice of any country or place outside- India, the notarial acts done by notaries within India are recognised for all or any limited purposes in notaroes country or place, the Central Government may, by notification’ in the Official Gazette21, declare that the notarial acts lawfully done by notaries within such country or place shall be recognised within India for all purposes or, as the case may be, for such notaries act 1952 purposes notaries act 1952 may be specified in the notification.

A Notary in transacting the business notaries act 1952 the Act shall use the forms set forth in the Appendix to these rules. Substituted for ” 2 Every such notary who wishes to continue to practise after the expiry of the period for which his certificate of practice has been issued under this section shall, on application made to the Government appointing him and payment of the prescribed fee, if any, be entitled to have his certificate of practice renewed for three years at a time.

For the meaning of ‘protest’, see Negotiable Instruments Act, 26 ofsection Be it enacted by Parliament as follows: Substituted for ” c “legal practitioner” means any advocate or agent of the Supreme Court or any advocate, vakil or attorney of any High Court or any pleader authorized under any acg for notaries act 1952 time being in force to practise in any Court of law; “, vide 36 OfDt.

In all cases where the original certificate of practise had noatries issued by the Central Government, the application for extension of the area of practise shall be made to the Central Government. Substituted for the notaries act 1952 clause g by 3 A. Name of 192 Qualifications Area in Remarks. The Central Government and every State Government shall, during the month nogaries January each year, publish in the Official Gazette a list of noyaries appointed by that Government and in practice at the beginning of that year together with such details pertaining to them as notafies be prescribed.

Annual publication of lists of notaries. notaries act 1952

II,section 2, page Notaries act 1952 Central Government, for the whole or any part of Notaries act 1952, and any State Government, for the notaries act 1952 or any pan of the State, notarries appoint as notaries any legal practitioners or other persons who possess such qualifications12as may be prescribed.

Substituted for “shall”, vide 36 OfDt. Every notary shall have and use, as occasion may arise, a seal of such form and design as may be prescribed.

Penalty for falsely representing to be a notary, etc. Applications for the extension of the area of practise where the new area lies either wholly outside the State or partly inside and partly outside the State which granted the original certificate shall be made to the Central Government for the issue of a fresh certificate.


An Act to regulate the profession of notaries. Provided that the number of notaries whose certificate of practice has been renewed under sub-section 2 of Section 5 notaries act 1952 the Act shall be included in the total number of notaries appointed for the purpose of counting the total number notaries act 1952 notaries specified in the Schedule: Entry of names in the Register and issue or renewal of certificates of practice.

By virtue of an ancient English Statute, the Master of Faculties in England used to appoint notaries public in India for performing all recognised notarial functions, but it is no longer notaries act 1952 that persons in this country who wish to function as notaries should derive their authority from an institution in the United Kingdom. If any such notice is returned unserved with an endorsement indicating that the addressee has refused to accept the notice or the notaries act 1952 is not returned unserved within a period of thirty days from the date of its despatch, the notice shall be deemed to have been duly served upon the notary.

II, section 3 iiExt. II, section 3 inotaries act 1952. December 20, Published in Received the assent of the President on the 17th December, and was published in the Gazette of India, Extra. If a Notary has to deal with a case which does not in terms attract any of the notaries act 1952 prescribed, the Notary should adopt the form nearest to his case with such modifications thereto as he thinks the exceptional peculiarities of the case to justify.

Bar of practice without certificate. Provided that if the subject-matter in a complaint is, in the opinion of the said Government substantially the same as or covered by, any previous complaint and if there is no additional ground, the said Government shall file the said complaint without any further action and inform the complainant accordingly.

For the Notaries Rules. Omitted by Act 25 ofsection 2 and Schedule They think that protection should be given only to notaries who commit an offence acting or purporting to act in the discharge of their functions under this Act. Provided further that in relation to the State of Jammu and Kashmir the said period of two years shall be computed from the date on which this Act comes into force in that State;]. Special provision regarding Register of Notaries for the State of Maharashtra.

The Notaries Act,

Substituted for “three years “, vide 36 OfDt. District Judge or Officers appointed by the Notaries act 1952 Government will have power to lodge a report to the appropriate Atc for taking action against a Notary.

Provided that, before passing any order notaries act 1952 aforesaid, the State Government of Maharashtra shall make such inquiry as it deems necessary, and give an opportunity to the person concerned to make his representation, if any.

Inserted vide 36 OfDt. A Bill on the subject was accordingly introduced in the provisional Parliament on the 19th April, and referred to a Select Committee on the 18th August. Any reference notaries act 1952 a notary public in any other law shall be construed as a reference to a notary entitled to practice under this Act. Substituted for “three months”, vide 36 OfDt. Try out our Premium Member services: After section 5, insert the following: Provided that nothing in this sub-section shall apply to the presentation of any promissory note, hundi or bill of exchange for acceptance or payment by the clerk of a notary acting on behalf of such notary.

Provided further that if in a State or Union territory the qct of notaries appointed notaries act 1952 the ninth day of May, exceeds the number of notaries specified in the Schedule, such notaries shall continue to be so appointed in that Notaries act 1952 or Union territory, as the case may be. Power to make rules.

This clause has been inserted to achieve this object.