|Book||Brooke's Notary (13th Edition)||31/05/2009||9780421930407||$481.00|
A comprehensive guide to the practice and procedure of notaries, this title explains the powers and duties of notaries in the UK, Commonwealth and international jurisdictions.
- Goes through the formalities of a notarial act.
- Gives guidance on all the main areas of notaries’ practice, including powers of attorney, affidavits, declarations and ship protests, bond and debenture operations and share issue ballots.
- Examines the status of notarial acts as evidence, in both civil and common law jurisdictions.
- Deals with the role of the notary in electronic contracts.
- Considers the Notaries Practice Rules 2001 and the regulation of notaries.
- Looks at how the Civil Procedure Rules affect notarial acts and instruments.
- Discusses the obligations of notaries under the Money Laundering Regulations 2003.
- Features an extensive range of precedents.
- Contains details on notarial practice and procedure in many foreign jurisdictions.
- Includes French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian and German forms relating to power of attorney.
Origin and development of the office. Functions, powers, duties and qualifications of notaries. The Court Faculties. Classes, appointment and training of notaries. Formalities of a notarial act. The evidentiary status of notarial acts. Bills of exchange, promissory notes and cheques. Powers of attorney. Affidavits, declarations and ship protests. Bond and debenture stock operations and share issue ballots. Execution and proof of documents for use outside the UK. Precedents. Appendices.