N-3 - Notaries Act

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10. A notary is a public officer and takes part in the administration of justice. A notary is also a legal adviser.
The mission of a notary, in his or her capacity as a public officer, is to execute acts which the parties wish or are required to endow with the authenticity attaching to acts of public authority, to provide such acts with a fixed date, and to keep all acts executed en minute in his or her notarial records and issue copies of or extracts from them.
2000, c. 44, s. 10.