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United Kingdom

Notary Public (England and Wales) (United Kingdom)

  • Generic name of profession

    Title:
    Notary public
  • Identification

    Name of regulated profession:
    Notary Public (England and Wales)
    Translation(s):
    undefined
    Country:
    United Kingdom
    Region:
    England & Wales
  • Legal information

    Legal basis for regulation

     
    EU Law :
    Other  

    Legal Services Act 2007

    National legislation:

    Legal Services Act 2007

    Useful link:
    http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2007/29/contents

    Regulation

     
    Type of regulation :
    Other  

    Reservation of certain legal activities

    Recognition

     
    Recognition under:
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC
    Additional information :

    As amended by 2013/55/EC.

    Notaries in most member states are now exempt.  This is only applicable as between the UK and Ireland

    Recognition under Directive 2005/36/EC:
    General system of recognition - primary application
    Qualification level:
    NA - Not applicable
    Prior check of qualifications for a temporary and/or occasional provision of services:
    No
    Prior check of qualifications only for individual professionals not benefiting from automatic recognition:
    No
  • Activities

    Description of activities:

    Notarial Activities, Probate Activities, Reserved Instrument Activities as defined in the Legal Services Act 2007 together with other non-contentious legal activities

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