13 May 2011
. 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.)
19 May 2011
Notary is presumed as a respectable position in the society, not a source of income. Its a service to the society. Hence one should use this position to earn his/her livelihood. Income from this service should be considered as by product.