N-3, r. 2 - Code of ethics of notaries

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60. No notary shall unduly retain a file or document belonging to a client. The notary shall, upon request and upon payment of the fees and disbursements due to him or to the partnership or joint-stock company within which he carries on professional activities, remit a client’s files and documents to the client or to a colleague with the client’s authorization.
O.C. 921-2002, s. 60; O.C. 1093-2005, s. 17.