The Functions of a Notary Public

Notary public metal stamp on paper

A Notary Public is a public legal officer appointed by the Chief Justice of Ireland.  The main function of a Notary Public is to certify the signature and execution of a document which requires certification and authentication.  This is done by the Notary applying a seal and signature to the document to be notarised.

The main functions of a Notary Public include the following but not limited to:

  • Certifying copies and execution of legal and business documents
  • Witnessing affidavits, statutory declarations and other documents
  • Administering oaths

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