The notary's role in conveyancing

Motel, Jacques

The State allocates the notary a portion of state authority and public power to perform a public service; a notary has the power to authenticate private agreements, which makes them legally enforceable. The process of authentication, which means establishing a public document through a public officer, the civil law notary, means, in a real-estate transaction, accomplishing legal and tax formal procedures and a certain number of controls ex-ante and ex-post which will enable him to fully inform seller and buyer and strike a balance of the partiess interests. He is performing a public service activity for which he has been appointed.

Event: 2nd EULIS Seminar on Conveyancing

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