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Sumit Phadnis

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Posted On 07 January 2009 at 17:13 Report Abuse

Hello Lawyers,

I would like to know the procedure to become a Notary Public.

Looking forward to hearing from you.

Thanks & Regards,

Adv. Sumit Phadnis

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Posted On 07 January 2009 at 18:17 Report Abuse

I think this is the repeated querry


Ravi Arora

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Posted On 07 January 2009 at 21:47 Report Abuse

yes repeated one


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Posted On 08 January 2009 at 07:23 Report Abuse

Dear Adv.Sumit Phadnis,

                                                For appointment as Notary, Please see Rule 3, 4, and rule 8 of the Notaries Rule 1956.


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Posted On 08 February 2009 at 22:24 Report Abuse

Notaries Act 1952


The Central Government, for the whole or any part of India, and any such State Government, for the whole or any part of State, may appoint as notaries , any legal practitioners or other persons who possess such qualifications as may be prescribed 


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Posted On 09 February 2009 at 16:05 Report Abuse

You must have some political pool or you should be ready to "spend" besides the qualifications mentioned in the Act.

Arbind Kumar

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Posted On 19 February 2009 at 22:56 Report Abuse

it might be possible, but i dont think it is always necessary.

Y V Vishweshwar Rao

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Posted On 29 March 2009 at 13:08 Report Abuse


The  Notaries  are  under  the Stamps  and Registration Dept in AP .

You shold have necessary qualification ( 10  years practice )  to be appointed as Notary Public and as per the  demand of Loacal Area where you are praticing 

You may enquire  in your  Local District Registrar office - Stams and Registration Dpepartment 


hage nibo

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Posted On 31 March 2009 at 23:50 Report Abuse

well, you can get the details in'Notaries Act,1952 and Notaries Rules,1956' which can be searched under head'Bare Acts' in google search engine.

Sachin Bhatia

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Posted On 13 May 2011 at 19:43 Report Abuse

. Qualifications for appointment as a notary
No person shall be eligible for appointment as a notary unless on the date of the application for such appointment-
(a) a person had been practicing at least for ten years, or
(aa)a person belonging to Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribes and other backward classes had been practicing at least for seven years, or
(ab) a woman who had been practicing at least for seven years, as a legal practitioner, or
(b) he had been a member of the Indian Legal Services under the
Central Government, or
(c) he had been at least for ten years,-
(i) a member of Judicial Service; or
(ii) held an office under the Central Government or a State Government requiring special knowledge of law after enrolment as an
advocate; or
(iii) held an office in the department of Judge Advocate General or in the legal department of the armed forces.)

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