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Public Notaries Act 1801

1801 CHAPTER 79 41 Geo 3

An Act for the better Regulation of Publick Notaries in England.

[27th June 1801]

Whereas it is expedient, for the better prevention of illiterate and inexperienced persons being created to act as or admitted to the faculty of publick notaries, that the said faculty should be regulated in England.

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C1Short title given by Short Titles Act 1896 (c. 14)

C2Act amended by Public Notaries Act 1833 (c. 70), s. 1, (s. 1 of which Act of 1833 (c. 70) is repealed (1.7.1991) by Courts and Legal Services Act 1990 (c. 41, SIF 76:1), s. 124(3), Sch. 20; S.I. 1991/1364, art. 2, Sch.)

C3Act amended by Public Notaries Act 1843 (c. 90), ss. 3, 10, (which Public Notaries Act 1843 (c. 90) is repealed (1.7.1991) by Courts and Legal Services Act 1990 (c. 41, SIF 76:1), ss. 57(3)(d)(11), 59(1), 125(6)(7), Sch. 19 para. 13, Sch. 20; S.I. 1991/1364, art. 2, Sch., but by reason of the (1.7.1991) repeal of words in s. 10 of Public Notaries Act 1843 (c. 90, SIF 76:1) by Courts and Legal Services Act 1990 (c. 41, SIF 76:1), s. 125(7), Sch. 20; S.I. 1991/1364, art. 2, Sch. this crossnote's reference to s. 10 is from 1.7.1991 no longer applicable)

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I1Act wholly in force at Royal Assent

1 From Aug. 1, 1801, no person in England shall act as a Publick Notary, unless duly admitted.E+W+S+N.I.

From and after the first day of August one thousand eight hundred and one, no person in England shall be created to act as a publick notary, F1..., unless such person shall have been duly sworn, admitted, and inrolled, F2 . . . in the court wherein notaries have been accustomarily sworn, admitted, and inrolled.

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14 Act not to extend to Proctors in Ecclesiastical Courts, Secretaries to Bishops, &c. E+W+S+N.I.

Provided nevertheless, and it is hereby enacted, that nothing in this Act contained shall extend, or be construed to extend, to any F14... person or persons necessarily created a notary publick for the purpose of holding or exercising any office or appointment, or occasionally performing any publick duty or service under government, and not as general practitioner or practitioners; anything herein-before contained to the contrary notwithstanding: . . . F15.

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C4S. 14 reference to proctor to be construed as reference to solicitor: Solicitors Act 1974 (c. 47), s. 89(6)

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F17S. 16 repealed (5.11.1993) by 1993 (c. 50), s. 1(1), Sch. 1 Pt. I Group1

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