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