18. No notary shall use for his own purposes the monies, securities, or other property entrusted to him in the practice of his profession. In particular, he shall not use them as a personal loan or security, or invest them to his own advantage, whether in his name, through an intermediary, or on behalf of a legal person or of a partnership or joint-stock company in which he holds an interest.
O.C. 921-2002, s. 18; O.C. 1093-2005, s. 3.