Public Notaries Appointment Rules (NSW) – Form 3 – Notification of Particulars and the Provision of a Specimen Seal

When an applicant for appointment to the office of Notary Public has been successfully, he will be required to provide notice certain particulars as well as a specimen seal. This notice is provided under Form 3, a template of which is contained in the first schedule of the Public Notaries Appointment Rules of New South Wales. This Form 3 must be completed and returned to the Registrar of Public Notaries at the Legal Profession Admission Board within 28 days of the appointment of the successful candidate. Some of the other particulars that the appointed Public Notary must provide include:

  • The name of the Public Notary.
  • The address at which the Public Notary can be reached should the authorities need to contact him.
  • The name of the firm at which the Public Notary may be working and offering his notarial services.
  • The telephone number which can be used to contact the Public Notary.
  • The Fax number which can be used if and when certain written documents need to be served to the Public Notary.
  • The Document Exchange Number (DX number) which can be used should original materials or correspondence be required to be sent to the Public Notary.

Notarial services in Sydney (mobile in Milsons Point, McMahons Point, Kirribilli and surrounds) can be provided to meet an individual’s requirements, such as the witnessing of documents, the authentication of written materials or objects, the taking of declarations, as well as the drafting of other notarial acts intended to be utilised by non-Australian authorities, non-government organisations (NGO) or other private institutions located outside the Commonwealth. If you are looking for a Public Notary in Sydney, we look forward to hearing from you.

This post is based on reprint No. 1 (6 Sep. ‘13) of the Public Notaries Appointment Rules (NSW) as in force at 23 Sep. ‘08. This article is provided for generalist knowledge purposes only and is not to be treated as legal advice. This short article is copyright to the writer.