Notary – Introduction
This website is dedicated to all areas surrounding the work of a notary in Israel. The site includes professional articles related to the work of the notary, including, his various powers, the certificates he is authorized to issue, the manner of his certification and more.
You can also apply for professional treatment by a notary from the website's offices, in order to receive various notarial services: such as verifying the signing of a document or verifying a financial agreement in Tel Aviv, Ramat Gan and all parts of Israel.
What is the cost of the services provided by a notary on behalf via the site?
The legislature solved the problem of price when it comes to wages notary fee. The rates of notarial services are fixed by law, and are not "flexible". Which means: no discounts, and no "too expensive", the prices are uniform. Therefore there is no point in checking "Who is the cheapest?"…
The notaries operating under this site operate in accordance with the rate set by law. We have dedicated a special article to the notary fee, so that you can know what price you will have to pay for each notary service.
Notary – What is it?
It is important to understand that not every lawyer is a notary. A notary is a lawyer qualified in accordance with the the Notaries Law, 5736 – 1976: to verify, certify, and prepare legal documents. Section 19 of the Notaries Low (1) States that a notary's signature on a document constitutes confirmation of the originality of the document and its connection to the identity of the signer. Moreover notary seal is also seen as confirmation that the signatory of the document, signed it of his/her own free will.
Documents signed by a notary are admissible as evidence in the courts, before other authorities in Israel and in countries outside Israel.
Who is entrusted with the issuance of a notarial license?
After the Notaries Law was enacted, the Ministry of Justice established the Notary Licensing Department (operating under section 1 of the Law). This department handles applications for licensing notaries and also coordinates the work of the Licensing Committee under the law.
The Notary Licensing Department supervises the work of notaries in Israel, by auditors on its behalf and also handles complaints filed against notaries and the disciplinary prosecution of notaries.
The notary license is granted according to the criteria set forth in the Notaries Law and among them, practicing law for 10 years or more. This requirement is intended to ensure that the notary will have extensive legal knowledge and practical experience in law.
The form of a notarized document
Notarized document, bearing the seal of the notary. It is an Imprint Seal Stamp made of metal on which the name of the notary is stamped, and bears the inscription “NOTARY" in Hebrew, English and Arabic or French. In case there is more than one document submitted for approval, all the documents are tied together with a red ribbon, attached to a red mark embossed with the notary's seal.
The duties of a notary
The notary is authorized to perform the actions set forth below, and as provided in section 7 of the Notaries Law.
It is important to note that this is a closed list of powers and by legislation only, the additional powers can be added to it.
>>For information regarding Notarized translation
(1)The wording of section 19 of the Notaries Law: "The approval of a notary under this law and regulations thereunder, shall be sufficient evidence in a legal proceeding, without the need for further evidence, according to the notary and his/her actions and the deeds said or made before him, all as stated in the certificate”.
(2)see Sectin 2. (A) (2) (a) of the Notaries Law.
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