1   Short title

   2   Interpretation

   3   Appointment of Notaries Public

   4   Oath to be taken

   5   Duty in suspicious cases

   6   Refusal of protest to be noted

   7   Offences

   8   Notaries to be officers of Supreme Court

   9   Commission to be stamped

   10   Adhesive instead of impressed stamps

   11   Fees



[Date of Commencement: 1865]

Cap 261.

Act 40 of 1966.

1   Short title

   This Act may be cited as the Notaries Public Act.

2   Interpretation

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   In this Act the expression "Corporate Area" has the meaning assigned to it by section 3 of the Kingston and St. Andrew Corporation Act.

[40/1966 s 2.]

3   Appointment of Notaries Public

   The Governor-General may, by warrant under his hand and seal, from time to time commission and appoint as many fit and proper persons as he may think fit throughout the Island to be Notaries Public, to discharge the duties assigned to such office by the laws of Great Britain and of this Island or by the practice of commerce.

4   Oath to be taken

   Before entering upon the duties of his office, each Notary Public shall, under a dedimus to be issued by the Governor-General, be sworn well, truthfully, and faithfully to discharge such duties.

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