N
Log in

Login to your account

Username *
Password *
Remember Me

 



NOTARIES PUBLIC ACT.

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS.

   Section

   1.   Minister may direct that certain persons be licensed as notaries public.

   2.   Notaries public to be enrolled and to take out a certificate.

   3.   Magistrates and registrar to have powers of notaries public virtute officii.

   4.   Suspension or cancellation of certificate.

   5.   Penalty for unlawfully practising.

   6.   Power to add to or alter the Second Schedule.

 

      First Schedule   Enrollment fees.

      Second Schedule   Fees to be levied.

      Third Schedule   Certificate to practise.

 

CHAPTER 18
NOTARIES PUBLIC ACT.

Commencement: 23 November, 1950.

   An Act to consolidate the law relating to notaries public.

 

1.   Minister may direct that certain persons be licensed as notaries public.

   The Minister shall have power to direct the chief registrar of the High Court to issue a licence to any person—

   (a)   who has proved to the satisfaction of the Minister that he or she is entitled to function as a notary in England, Scotland or Northern Ireland; or

   (b)   who has been enrolled as an advocate in the High Court and is of not less than five years' standing either as such advocate or in the capacity which qualified him or her for enrollment as such advocate and who is recommended by the Chief Justice,

to be enrolled upon the roll of notaries public kept under section 2 and to exercise within Uganda the functions and duties commonly performed by notaries public of the United Kingdom and to levy fees in accordance with the Second Schedule to this Act.

 

2.   Notaries public to be enrolled and to take out a certificate.

   (1) The registrar, on receiving from the Minister the directions mentioned in section 1, and on receiving from the person requiring to be licensed as provided in section 1 the fees prescribed in the First Schedule to this Act, shall enroll the name of that person in a book which shall be kept for that purpose in the office of the chief registrar of the High Court, and shall issue to that person a certificate of enrollment in the form set out in the Third Schedule to this Act which certificate shall authorise that person to perform within Uganda the functions and duties of a notary public up to the 31st"> December next after the certificate shall have been issued.

   (2) The chief registra

This section of the article is only available for our subscribers. Please click here to subscribe to a subscription plan to view this part of the article.