CHAPTER 35 - NOTARIES PUBLIC AND NOTARIAL FUNCTIONS ACT: SUBSIDIARY LEGISLATION

INDEX TO SUBSIDIARY LEGISLATION

Notaries Public Rules

Notaries Public (Fees) Rules

NOTARIES PUBLIC RULES

[Section 32]

Arrangement of Rules

   Rule

   1.   Title

   2.   Roll of Notaries Public

   3.   Appointment as notary public

   4.   Order directing notary to act

   5.   Prescribed forms

      SCHEDULE

SI 427 of 1968.

[Rules by the Chief Justice]

1.   Title

These Rules may be cited as the Notaries Public Rules.

2.   Roll of Notaries Public

The Roll of Notaries Public shall be in the form of a book or books of fifty double pages. The left-hand page shall be in four columns headed respectively as follows:

1. Name.

2. Address.

3. Date of appointment.

4. Any other particulars required by paragraphs (c) and (d) of section 30 (1) of the Act. The right-hand page shall be in three columns headed respectively:

5. Signature of notary.

6. Signature of Registrar.

7. Sample Seal and High Court File No.

3.   Appointment as notary public

An application for appointment as a notary public shall be supported by an affidavit verifying the facts upon which the application is founded.

4.   Order directing notary to act

An application for an order directing a notary public to act in execution of his office shall be supported by an affidavit verifying the facts upon which the application is founded.

5.   Prescribed forms

The forms in the Schedule shall be used for the appropriate purposes thereof.

SCHEDULE

[Rule 5]

PRESCRIBED FORMS

FORM 1

[Section 3 (1)]

THE NOTARIES PUBLIC AND NOTARIAL FUNCTIONS ACT

INSTRUMENT OF APPOINTMENT

................... A ................... B ..................... is hereby appointed a notary public.

...................................

Chief Justice

......................(Date)

KFORM 2

[Section 5(2)]

THE NOTARIES PUBLIC AND NOTARIAL FUNCTIONS ACT

CERTIFICATE OF ENROLMENT

It is hereby certified that ................... A.B. ................................ was on the day of enrolled as a notary public.

.....................................

Registrar

......................(Date)

(Seal of HighCourt)

FORM 3

[Section 8 (2)]

THE NOTARIES PUBLIC AND NOTARIAL FUNCTIONS ACT

FORM OF APPLICATION FOR ORDER DIRECTING NOTARY TO ACT

To the Chief Justice or Mr. Justice ........................................ (as the case may be).

On the ............................... day of ...................................... I ...........................(name of applicant) of ................................

(address of applicant) ................................................... requested (name of notary) .......................................... to perform the following notarial act/s:.................................................................................................(here set out statement of act requested).

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