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Notaries Public Act, 1960 🇬🇭

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Republic of Ghana

The twenty-sixth


of the parliament of the republic of ghana

Notaries Public Act, 1960

  • Published by Government Gazette on (exact date unavailable)
  • Assented to on 22 December 1960
  • Commenced on (exact date unavailable)
AN ACT to consolidate the law relating to notaries public.

1. Appointment

The Chief Justice may appoint to be a notary public a person whom the Chief Justice considers fit and proper to perform the functions assigned to that office by law or by the practice of commerce.

2. Oath to be taken on appointment

A person appointed a notary public shall, before entering on the duties of that office, be sworn before the Chief Justice or before a Justice of the Supreme Court or the High Court to well and faithfully perform the functions of the office and shall pay the stamp duty prescribed by law.

3. The Roll of Notaries Public

(1)The Roll of the Supreme Court in which the names of notaries public are enrolled shall be known as the Roll of Notaries Public and shall b…

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