Current Articles

Notary World is the title to an e-zine published by the WON. These articles are
offered for publication by volunteer practitioners scattered around the globe and
edited by Barry Holland in the UK.

A Notary Should Always Be Vigilant

I am the current President of the New Zealand Society of Notaries and was appointed a Notary Public in 1989.  During the past 5 years or so I have noticed the incidence of fraud on the increase, both as a solicitor in New Zealand but also as a Notary Public. ...

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Notaries Public in New Zealand

Every now and then most lawyers come across the need to use the services of a Notary Public, perhaps even more frequently in recent years with globalisation, and a greater need to detect fraudulent behaviour.  This article will, after briefly describing the role of the New Zealand Notary, focus on two core aspects of the work of a Notary perhaps most often used, being the witnessing of signatures and identification issues and the authentication of documents, with a final word about international succession law.

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