Analysing the Role, Functions and Responsibilities of the Notary Public

Course Outline

These two sessions will discuss the role and responsibilities of Notaries Public in Malta arising from the Notarial Profession and Notarial Archives Act (Cap.55, Laws of Malta), other related legislation and customary practice.

Who Should Attend

This course should be of interest to lawyers, bank employees, other professionals and their staff and students who would like to learn more about the role, functions and responsibilities of Notaries Public.


A Certificate of Attendance will be issued to all participants indicating the attended sessions.

Venue, Dates and Time

Institute of Legal Studies Tuition Centre, 19/12, Vincenti Buildings, Strait Street, Valletta VLT 1432

Friday,   7th December, 2012: 1230 – 1430 (including a coffee break)
Friday, 14th December, 2012: 1230 – 1500 (including a coffee break) 

Participation Fee

€ 60; Special Student Fee € 40


To apply kindly use our online registration form.


Lecturers: Not. Dr. Edward Flores; Not. Dr. Anton Borg

Session 1 & Session 2

The Notary as a Public Officer
Attributing Public Faith to Documents
The Drafting and Publication of the Public Deed
Custody of Notarial Acts
The Notary as a Liberal Professional
The Notary’s Fiscal Responsibilities
The Provision of Other Services
The Four Categories of Notarial Responsibility : Fiscal, Penal, Disciplinary and Civil
Clients’ Misperception of the Notarial Profession

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