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Ballot 51 – Notaries

Ballot 51 – Notaries (Passed Unanimously)

Motion

Ben Wilson made the following motion, and Rich Smith and Bruce Morton endorsed it:


Motion begins


EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY,


Erratum begins


A. In Section 3 (Definitions), DELETE:

Legal Practitioner: A person who is either a lawyer or notary as described in these Guidelines and competent to render an opinion on factual claims of the Applicant.

And in Section 3 (Definitions) INSERT:

Latin Notary: A person with legal training whose commission under applicable law not only includes authority to authenticate the execution of a signature on a document but also responsibility for the correctness and content of the document. A Latin Notary is sometimes referred to as a Civil Law Notary.

Legal Practitioner: A person who is either a lawyer or a Latin Notary as described in these Guidelines and competent to render an opinion on factual claims of the Applicant.

Notary: A person whose commission under applicable law includes authority to authenticate the execution of a signature on a document.

B. In 10.10.1(1)(A) DELETE:

(ii) A notary that is a member of the International Union of Latin Notaries, and is licensed to practice in the country of the Applicant’s Jurisdiction of Incorporation or Registration or any jurisdiction where the Applicant maintains an office or physical facility (and that such jurisdiction recognizes the role of the Latin Notary);

And in 10.10.1(1)(A) INSERT:

(ii) A Latin Notary commissioned in the Applicant’s Jurisdiction of Incorporation or Registration or any jurisdiction where the Applicant maintains an office or physical facility (and that such jurisdiction recognizes the role of the Latin Notary);


Erratum ends


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Motion ends