The Amendments In The Law On Notaries

Original Language Title: Grozījumi Notariāta likumā

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The Saeima has adopted and the President promulgated the following laws: the notarial act amendments to make the notarial act (Republic of Latvia Supreme Council and Government Informant, 1993, 26/27.nr.; The Saeima of the Republic of Latvia and the Cabinet of Ministers rapporteur, 1996, no. 15; 2002, no. 23; 2003, no. 14; 2004, nr. 23) the following amendments: 1. Replace the words "the first chapter General provisions" with the words "(A) the General provisions of section" Supplement 2 (A) section with the title of chapter I by the following: "chapter I sworn notary transactions General provisions". 3. Replace paragraph 5 of article 9 of the "c" at the bottom, the words "in paragraph pagastties or the Chairman or members of the family courts" with the words "the Chairman of the family courts, family courts, or the Deputy Chairman, a member of the family courts". 4. Article 10 shall be expressed as follows: "10. For sworn in notaries must be: 1) which do not comply with article 9 of this law; 2) which the Court recognized as a capable maksātn debtors; 3) which the criminal proceedings for the purpose of committing a crime recognised as suspects or accused; 4) against which criminal proceedings for the purpose of committing a crime on an end reabilitējoš; 5) who are the subject of an intentional criminal offence, irrespective of the delete or remove a criminal record; 6) that a judgement in criminal proceedings shall be deprived of the right to take sworn notaries; 7) which previously committed an intentional criminal offence, but exempt from penal; 8) which, on the basis of the decision of the disciplinary proceedings, excluded from the Attorney or his assistant, laid off from a public prosecutor or cancelled from the sworn bailiff, his assistant, sworn notaries, his Assistant or judge until the expiration of five years from the time when the decision of the disciplinary procedure entered into force; 9) over which a guardianship; 10) operating on the Attorney or his assistant and a sworn bailiff or his assistant. " 5. Express 11.1 article fifth as follows: "choosing the appropriate sworn notary applicant (hereinafter the applicant), take into account sworn notary exam and the assessment of the Latvian Sworn Notary Council reasoned opinion." 6. Express 11.2 of this article: "2) the Latvian Council of sworn notary Council presented reviews on their professional activities and moral qualities." 7. Turn off in article 12 the words "sworn notaries". 8. Make the second section by the following: "chapter II sworn notary examinations and proficiency testing 16. applicants who comply with article 9 of this law 1., 2., 3., 4. and 5. the requirements of point and which is not subject to this law, article 10 2., 3., 4., 5., 6., 7., 8., and in paragraph 9 the restrictions is the right sort of sworn notaries examination (hereinafter examination). 17. A sworn notary according to the requirements of this law, shall carry out the following certified notary qualification examination (hereinafter examination of qualification): 1) the regular background checks-at least every five years, counted from the date of appointment or the previous regular proficiency testing; 2) extraordinary proficiency test-if sworn notary during the year of application of the disciplinary measure has no disciplinary action. Given the sworn notary reasoned submission, the Minister of Justice may decide on the regular proficiency testing sort extension to the time until the next regular verification of the qualification, but not longer than six months. 18. The examination and qualification examination assessed the activities of notaries practising the necessary theoretical knowledge, including laws and regulations, as well as the ability to apply this knowledge in practice, to make a sworn notary public duties, including the drawing up of legislation and sworn notary filing. Examination and emergency examination of the qualifications assessed and sworn notaries the social competence and social intelligence. 19. Examination and regular background checks organized and provide a Latvian sworn notary Council not less frequently than once a year. Extraordinary proficiency test held two months after the application of disciplinary measures. Decision on examination and proficiency testing organisation of and developments in the day adopted by the Minister of Justice on their own initiative or at the Latvian sworn notary Council proposal. 20. examination of qualification necessary to sort expenses partly funded from the State budget to the Cabinet in the order and volume. On exam sorting must be paid. Fee and payment arrangements determined by the Cabinet of Ministers. Exam and qualification testing procedures, the areas in which applicants will be tested and sworn notary knowledge and skills, and evaluation procedures established by the Cabinet of Ministers. 21. the examination and proficiency testing program and issues approved by the Minister of Justice after the Latvian sworn notary Council proposal. The applicant and sworn notary knowledge and skills test exam. The examination Commission approved by the Minister of Justice on its own authority or at the ini Latvian sworn notary Council proposal. The examination Commission shall include representatives of the Ministry of Justice, the land registry Department judges, District Court judges, a University academic staff and representatives of the notary, as well as the sworn recruitment specialist. Recruitment specialist valued the applicant's sworn notary public and social competence and social intelligence. 22. The decision on the exam or qualification exam results adopted by the Commission. Commission decision on the examinations exam results a month from the date of the examination, the applicant may contest the application shall be submitted to the Minister of Justice. The Justice Minister's decision, the applicant can appeal to the month the district administrative court. The administrative decision of the District Court is not appealable. Applicants who do not pass the exam, are entitled to organize again not earlier than six months from the date of the examination. The applicant is entitled to apply to a sworn notary not later than three years after the examination. 23. the examination Commission decision on proficiency testing results submitted for approval to the Minister of Justice. The Minister of justice the exam Commission decision approving the seven days from the date of receipt of the decision. The exam Commission decision shall enter into force on the day on which the Minister of Justice approved it. Finding the proficiency testing policy violations, not the Minister of Justice shall approve the exam Commission decision, but immediately take a decision on the new organisation of the qualification tests and developments of the day, which may not be later than month. Sworn notaries who do not undergo regular background checks, sort of repeat the regular background checks no later than six months from the regular proficiency testing results to date of approval, but, if during that time the Minister of Justice decides on the regular organisation of proficiency testing,-the next regular proficiency testing organisation. 23.1 If sworn notary since the previous regular test or qualification tests sort is brought his professional or academic qualifications, acquired the necessary number of credits on sworn notary activities professional training and has received the Latvian sworn notary based on the opinion of the Council, the Minister of Justice may fully or partially exempt from regular notary certified proficiency testing sorting. The Justice Minister's decision on the release of the sworn notary not or partial exemption from regular proficiency testing sorting appeal shall not suspend the implementation of this decision until the final ruling of the entry into force. The activity of the notary certified professional qualifications, for which grant credits, credit granting criteria and procedures, as well as the number of credits required to complete or partial exemption from the regular sort of proficiency testing, and the order in which there is total or partial exemption from the regular proficiency testing sorting, fixing Cabinet. " 9. Replace the words "the third chapter of the activities of the notary Certified risk insurance" with a number and the words "chapter III sworn notary transactions risk insurance". 10. Express article 27.1 the following wording: "Sworn notary 27.1 is obliged to immediately notify the Latvian Council of sworn notaries to the Council on the conclusion of the insurance contract, as well as of any amendments in the insurance contract, concluded for the membership claims, contract, or termination of the suspension." 11. Make the following article 28:28. Latvian sworn notary Council sees to the insurance contract would be in effect continuously, as well as monitor the timely payment of insurance. Sworn notary is obliged within seven days after the date on which the payment of insurance premiums to be made, to submit to the Latvian Council of sworn notary Council a copy of the payment order. If the insurance contract is stopped or the agreement does not comply with this Act or the Cabinet of Ministers approved the mandatory provisions of the contract, or the contract is terminated, a sworn notary atstādinām or be reversed. " 12. off 31 and article 32. 13. Replace the words "the fourth chapter sworn notary office" with the words "(B) a sworn notary public section job". 14. Replace the words "the first subdivision of the General rules" with a number and the words "chapter IV a sworn notary duties of General provisions". 15. Article 35 be expressed as follows: "35. Sworn notaries working time is eight hours a day, not less than five days a week. Sworn notaries ensure its practice space availability all the time. Sworn notary personally take customers in its practice of not less than five hours a day of work. By agreement with customer sworn notary duties can be performed also outside the working hours. " 16. Replace article 42, the words "and the number or other previous (41) persons referred to in article with the words" and the number "or 41 of this Act, a person referred to in article right". 17. the express article 43 first paragraph as follows: "beginning to hold office, sworn notaries receives a sworn notary certificates and post mark. Sworn notary posts and posts signs look the issuing and revocation of market order is determined by the Cabinet of Ministers. " 18. Replace the words "the second subdivision of the notary Sworn book" with a number and the words "chapter V sworn notary books." 19. Article 45 of the following expression: ' 45. sworn notary must take: 1) registers all his provisions and assurances given to record; 2) book of notarial acts; 3) storage book; 4) bills of Exchange Act of protest the book; 5) index of the persons on whose behalf the executed deed. The first part of this article in the register provided for in paragraph 1 and paragraph 5 of the index is kept in electronic form. The first part of this article in the register provided for in paragraph 1, which was electronically every month is printed and stored in paper form. At the end of the year with the paper saved Register Act 47 of this law and article 53. The electronic register and the paper printed version have the same legal force. Sworn Notaries use the law in article 45.1 registry. " 20. To supplement the law with article 45 as follows: "Cabinet of Ministers 45.1 shall determine any Latvian sworn notary Council led the party, which revoked powers." 21. To turn 50 and 51. 22. Make article 53, first subparagraph, the first sentence as follows: "the book of the law and demonstration of iesienam this law, in article 47." 23. Article 57 of the following expression: ' 57. This law, laid down in article 45 in the registry specifies the proxy and principal's last name and first name, details of the recall, a sworn notary authority that published announcement, official newspaper which inserted in the announcement of the withdrawal of the mandate, citing the newspaper name, year, day, month and number. " 24. Replace the words Article 60 and the number "after previous (59) article" with numbers and words "By article 59 of this law." 25. Article 64 of the expression by the following: "64. Provisions on sworn notaries register and book forms and procedures and conduct on the heritage register and handling the inheritance issue, the Cabinet of Ministers." 26. To replace the words "in the third subdivision of the sworn notary office operation" by the words "section (C) a sworn notary posts the General rules of operation". 27. off the number and the words "i. General provisions". 28. in article 67: to complement the article, after the words "national duty" with the words "on the implementation of the activities of the notarial deed"; to supplement the article with the second part as follows: "and the order in which the State fee payable for notary activities performance is determined by the Cabinet of Ministers." believe the current text of the first part of the article. 29. Article 75: replace the first paragraph, the words "birth time and place" with the words "year of birth, day and month as well as the place of birth"; replace the third paragraph, the words "the date and place of birth" with the words "birth day, month, year and place of birth"; to supplement the article with the fourth paragraph as follows: "Make the law and the evidence, according to which sworn notary must verify the identity of the persons sworn notary or attestation of an act in the test date of personal data of the population register and the register of invalid documents and make their mark on the certificate or the certificate." 30. the first subparagraph of article 76: to supplement the first sentence after the words "by" with the words "passport or ID card"; make the second sentence as follows: "If the person is unable to produce such a document, a sworn notary ascertain its identity by other reliable documents, if necessary, adding missing information after two witness statements." 31. Article 80: replace the introductory part of the first subparagraph, the words "and the number of previous (79) article with the words" and the number "of this law, the provisions of article 79"; make the first part of paragraph 3 as follows: "3) the Latvian Council of sworn notary Council-according to this law, laid down in article 230 competence;" to supplement the first part of paragraph 4 by the following: "4) in the cases prescribed in this Act."; replace the third paragraph, the words "prosecuted" with the words "initiated criminal proceedings". 32. To replace the number and the words "II. Deeds" with the words "D" of the title deeds. 33. Article 83 of the Present third paragraph as follows: "If the right of representation stems from the commercial register entry or other public register, a sworn notary examination, compared with news register no earlier than 15 days before the date of the notarial act of judgment or an extract from the register that is not earlier than 15 days before the delivery of the deed certified by the registry office. Foreign records applicable to the 30-day period. Sworn Notaries Act shall specify the date when checked the news, or the date of attestation extracts. " 34. the express article 87.2 follows: 87.2 sworn notary "shall provide an explanation of the Act members of the deal required the permission of the courts or authorities and approvals and on to provide pre-emptive rights and the Act. Demonstrating the legal transaction, the object of which is recorded in the land register or a writable permissions, sworn Notaries Act at the time of the judgment of the test data in the land. " 35. Express 101.8 article as follows: "101.8 sworn notary deed may not be making laws which prohibited by law or that the content is in obvious conflict with the laws that protect the management procedures, public morals or the person's honor. If sworn notary doubts about certain provisions of the transaction, it must be communicated to the members of the notarial act, and should indicate the notarial act. If sworn notary doubts about compliance with the law or a transaction participant true will, the doubts should be discussed with the participants the transaction. If the transaction participants to act but there is judgment, a sworn notary Act to record both your explanations, both members of the transaction the explanations provided in this respect. " 36. To replace the number and the word "Proof" III. "proof" section E. 37. To replace the number and the words "1. General provisions" with a number and the words "proof of Chapter VI General provisions". 38. To turn off the number and the words "Act of attesting uzrādījum 2 agenda". 39. To replace the words "the number of Signature authenticity of 3" with a number and the words "Chapter VII" the attestation of the authenticity of the signature. 40.115 off the second part of the article. 41. Article 116 of the following expressions: "116. The documents attesting the authenticity of the signature, only identifiable as private documents, and it celebrated the acknowledgement. The authenticity of the signature may not assure to documents whose content is in obvious conflict with the laws that protect the management procedures, public morals or the person's honor. If the document is submitted for the receipt of sworn notary members become familiar with the content of the document only to the extent necessary in the circumstances referred to in the second subparagraph the detection. On the content of the document a sworn notary does not answer, and it celebrated the acknowledgement. If the document drawn up by sworn notary, he also has this law the obligations laid down in article 87.1. " 42. To replace the words "and the number 4. Assurance that the person is alive" with a number and the words "chapter VIII the assurance that the person is alive". 43. Replace article 118, the words "the time (year, month, day, hour and minute)" with the words "year, month, day, hour and minute". 44. To replace the words "the number of Transcripts and translations 5 certification" with a number and the words "copy of chapter IX and the attestation of translation". 45. To replace the words "the number 6. Proofs of arrival or non-arrival the parties legal deals or other duties" with a number and the words "chapter X proofs of arrival or non-arrival the parties legal deals or other duties". 46. in article 122: replace the first subparagraph of paragraph 1, the word "time" with the words "year, month, day, hour and minute"; Replace paragraph 2 of the first paragraph, the words "birth time and place" with the words "year of birth, day and month as well as the place of birth"; turn off the second part of the number "(122). 47. To replace the number and the words "the proof of the safety of 7 and other repository content" with a number and the words "chapter XI on the safety Attestation and other facilities". 48. To replace the words "the number 8 on presentation of Proof of time" with a number and the words "chapter XII documents Receipts on time". 49. To replace the words "the number 9. State Attestation fee" with a number and the words "chapter XIII Receipt on State duty payment." 50. To replace the number and the word "Protest" with the number 10 and the words "chapter XIV Protest." certification 51. To replace the words "number 11." with the withdrawal of the Authorisation number and the words "chapter XV Mandate revocation of certification". 52. To replace the number and the word "Communication" to the number 12, and the words "chapter XVI of the attestation Statement". 53. To replace the words "and the number 13. Receipts for meeting, activities and progress of events" with a number and the words "on Attestation of Chapter XVII meetings, activities or event progress." 54. To replace the number and the words "Proof of application 14, statement (Declaration) and the provision of evidence" with a number and the words "proof of Chapter XVIII of the application, the notification (the Declaration) and the provision of evidence". 55. To replace the words "in article 139.7 criminal" with the words "criminal proceedings". 56. To replace the words "the number IV. Cash, securities, and document storage" with the words "F section of money, securities, and document storage". 57. Article 143 of the following expressions: "143. money received in trust for a sworn notary paid into the credit institution that is entitled to provide financial services in the Republic of Latvia." 58. To replace the words "chapter five sworn notary assistants" with the words "sworn notary section G assistants". 59. Replace paragraph 5 of article 147, the word "three" with the word "two". 60. To replace in article 148 words and figures "can not be this law article 10-paragraph 9" with the words and figures "may not be the this law, article 10, paragraph 2-10". 61. Supplement article 151, the first sentence after the words "in cases" read "and". 62. Article 152: replace "material" with the word "civil"; replace the word "materials" with the word "civil". 63. Add to article 154 of the second and the third part as follows: "the Minister of Justice may be released from the post of the Assistant notary certified: 1) after the request; 2) which the Court found to be insolvent debtor; 3) against which criminal proceedings for the purpose of committing a crime on an end reabilitējoš; 4) which punished for intentional criminal offence, irrespective of the delete or remove a criminal record; 5) who earlier committed an intentional criminal offence, but released from parole; 6) over which a guardianship; 7 if the sworn notary's Assistant) terminate employment relationships with certified note that proposal ru, he is confirmed in Office. Sworn notary who terminates the employment relationship with a sworn notary's Assistant, is obliged, no later than one week before the termination of the legal relationship in writing notify the Minister of Justice. If the employment relationship with a sworn notary's Assistant is terminated immediately, sworn notary shall notify in writing the Minister of Justice works to legal termination day. " 64. To exclude the words "the sixth chapter of notarial candidates Sworn". 65. To replace the words "chapter seven sworn notaries reward" with the words "H section sworn notaries in consideration". 66.163. Article be expressed as follows: "163. for each post (65 and 66), sworn notaries, independent from the State duties due consideration." 67. Add to article 165 of the first subparagraph after the word "taxi" with the words "and its discovery order". 68. To replace the words "chapter eight sworn notary vacation" with the words "title I sworn notary leave". 69. Article 174 of the following expressions: "174. vacation sworn notary is granted by the Minister of Justice. Sworn notary application for the granting of annual leave, which agreed with the Latvian sworn notary Council, submit to the Minister of justice no later than two weeks before the leave begins. Sworn notary annual leave may be granted in the current year. Disability application be submitted where the Minister of justice within three days from the start of the disability if disability expected to last longer than three days. Application for disability can file a sworn notary public, his Assistant or the Latvian Council of sworn notary Council. Especially in urgent cases, sworn notary may use emergency leave not exceeding three days, without the permission of the Minister of Justice understood, but then a sworn notary, as soon as possible, notify the why and how long he has not performed his duties. In such cases, if sworn notary's Assistant, sworn notary public certified notary duties Assistant. " 70. To replace the words "ninth chapter sworn notaries responsibility" with the words "sworn notary section J responsibility". 71. To replace the words "in article 192, the past year" with the words "two years". 72. To replace the words "the tenth chapter sworn notary supervision" with the words "sworn notary section K supervision and complaints about the activities of notaries". 73. To exclude the words "eleventh chapter with complaints about the activities of notaries". 74. Add to article 206 of the third paragraph as follows: "If the President of the District Court, reviewing the complaint, finds its direct or indirect interest in the outcome of the case or other circumstances that cause reasonable doubt as to his impartiality, he shall refer the complaint to another district judge for this, but, if this is not possible, the President of the District Court-other." 75. To replace the words "the twelfth chapter of the notary Certified release, abolition, transfer and dismissal" with the words "sworn notary section l. release, abolition, transfer and dismissal". 76. Article 211 of the expression by the following: "Minister of Justice 211. repealing of sworn notaries office: 1) who have not entered into a particular contract of insurance or no insurance again lodged a payment; 2) which specified period (article 13) after appointment or removal have not begun to hold office; 3) who entered without permission to work in the public or municipal institution or organization or private service (article 15); 4) which the Court found to be insolvent debtor; 5) against which criminal proceedings for the purpose of committing a crime on an end reabilitējoš; 6) which punished for intentional criminal offence, irrespective of the delete or remove a criminal record; 7) who earlier committed an intentional criminal offence, but released from parole; 8) over which a guardianship; 9) who has not passed the emergency background checks or recurring regular background checks; 10) which in this statutory deadline is not sorted qualification examination. " 77. Make 212. the second subparagraph by the following: "the decision of the Minister of Justice on the transfer of a notary or sworn the abolition of appeal shall not suspend the implementation of this decision until the final ruling of the entry into force." 78. Article 213: to supplement the article with (4) and (5) as follows: "4) found that the contract of insurance is not included in the Cabinet of Ministers approved minimum conditions; 5) within the time limits laid down in this law, he has not passed the regular background checks and is not extended to regular proficiency testing sorting. "; to supplement the article with the second part as follows: "the Justice Minister's decision on the appeal against the disqualification of notary sworn shall not suspend the implementation of this decision until the final ruling of the entry into force." believe the current text of the first part of the article. 79. To replace the words "the thirteenth chapter of corporate activities of notaries Certified" with the words "sworn notary section M corporate activity". 80. To replace the words "the first subdivision of the Latvian Council of sworn notaries Association" with a number and the words "Chapter XIX the Latvian Council of sworn notaries Association". 81. To replace the words "the second subdivision of the general meeting of notaries Certified" with a number and the words "chapter XX sworn notary general meeting". 82. To replace the words "in the third subdivision of a sworn notary Council and the Audit Commission" with a number and the words "chapter XXI sworn notary Council and the Audit Commission". 83. Express article 230, paragraph 9 by the following: "9) cabinet order every six months provides the Minister of Justice statement of a sworn notary activities;". 84. To replace the words "the fourteenth chapter sworn notaries financial activities" with the words "sworn notary section N financial activities". 85. To replace the words "the fifteenth chapter heritage carriage" with the words "O section handling inheritance". 86. To replace the words "the first subdivision of the General rules" with a number and the words "Chapter XXII of the inheritance rules of conduct". 87. To replace the words "the second subdivision of the certification surviving spouse" with the number and the words "Chapter XXIII of the certification surviving spouse". 88. Replace article 267 1 and in paragraph 3, the words "the date and place of birth" with the words "birth year, month, and day as also the place of birth ". 89. To replace the words "in the third subdivision of the last order of reading and want into lawful effect" with a number and the words "last will of chapter XXIV of the read order and entry into legal force". 90. Replace article 284. and in paragraph 4, the words "the date and place of birth" with the words "birth year, month, and day as well as the place of birth". 91. To replace the words "fourth subdivision heritage protection and custody" with a number and the words "Chapter XXV heritage protection." 92. To replace the words "the fifth subdivision announcement of unveiling of succession" with a number and the words "chapter XXVI announcement of unveiling of succession". 93. To replace the words "the sixth subdivision of heritage acceptance" with a number and the words "chapter XXVII heritage acceptance". 94. Replace article 308, the word "pagastties" with the name "family courts". 95. To replace the words "seventh subdivision approval inheritance by law" with a number and the words "approval of the Chapter XXVIII inheritance by law". 96. Express article 319 as follows: ' 319. Certificate of succession samples approved by the Cabinet of Ministers. " 97. To replace the words "eighth subchapter heritage Division" with a number and the words "chapter XXIX the heritage Division". 98. The transitional provisions: exclude words in paragraph 8 and the number "and in article 19. '; transitional provisions be supplemented with 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19 and 20 the following: "9. The Cabinet of Ministers until July 1, 2008 for the issue of this law article 20 the first House, second and third subparagraphs, the third paragraph of article 23.1, 43, in the first paragraph, article 64 article 45.1, article 67, in the second paragraph of article 165, in the first paragraph of article 230 and paragraph 9 of the provisions referred to in article 319. 10. the Cabinet of Ministers regulations for entry into force, but not longer than until 1 July 2008 has the following Cabinet of Ministers regulations, in so far as they are not inconsistent with this law: 1) the Cabinet of Ministers of 6 September 2005, the provisions of no. 690 "a sworn notary examination procedures"; 2) Cabinet of 12 April 2005, the provisions of no. 247 "provisions on sworn notary examination requires a minimum amount of knowledge and sworn Notaries fees exam"; 3) Cabinet of 27 June 2006 no. 534 of the regulations ' provisions on sworn notary posts rewards taxi "; 4) the Cabinet of Ministers of 20 December 2005, the provisions of no. 988 "provisions on sworn notaries register and book form and taking order"; 5) Cabinet of 27 December 2005, the regulations no 1009 "rules on inheritance and the inheritance of the register books"; 6) the Cabinet of Ministers of 6 December 2005, by Regulation No 917 of the BRO ", the order in which the Latvian sworn notary Council, provides an overview of sworn notaries ' activities"; 7) the Cabinet of Ministers on 27 September 2005, the Regulation No 740 "rules on inheritance certificate samples." 11. Amendment of article 192 of the Act, under which the period prescribed for initiating disciplinary proceedings will be extended from one year to two years, applicable to infringements committed after March 1, 2008. 12. Sworn notaries until July 31, 2008, by sworn notary public training programs take sort of the attestation, which is considered the first proficiency test. This condition applies to notaries who have sworn had sworn to 1 July 2008. In the course of the appraisal valued: 1) sworn notary in the transaction have the required theoretical knowledge, including legislation (the first part of the attestation); 2) apply this knowledge in skills in practice to make a sworn notary public duties, including the drawing up of legislation and sworn notary filing sorting (at the second part of the tation!); 3) sworn notary's social competence and social intelligence (the third part of the attestation). 13. The transitional provisions referred to in paragraph 12 of the sworn notary training, according to the Minister of Justice agreed sworn notary training program and examination, as well as the work of the Commission of the attestation examination process organized by the Latvian sworn notary Council. 14. for Sworn notaries who successfully passed the exam under the Cabinet of Ministers of 12 April 2005, regulations no 247 "provisions on sworn notary examination requires a minimum amount of knowledge and sworn Notaries fees exam", only attestations are judged in social competence and social intelligence. 15. the decision on the transitional provisions referred to in point 12 of the attestation results, Minister of Justice of a particular day the Minister of Justice shall adopt the approved examination Commission, which includes representatives of the Ministry of Justice, the land registry Department judges, District Court judges, a University academic staff and representatives of the notary, as well as the sworn recruitment specialist. 16. A sworn notary attestation pass, if: 1) on the first part of the attestation has received proof of successful Latvian sworn notary Council organised training programs; 2) on the second part of the attestation is received by the Latvian sworn notary Council a reasoned opinion of the sworn notary's current Office with a recommendation to admit sworn notary attestation the second part has passed; 3) on the third part of the attestation is received according to the Latvian sworn notary Council certificate of training course "Notary standards of customer service". 17. If sworn notaries have not passed any of the parts of the exam the attestation, the Commission shall take a decision not to atestē a sworn notary. 18. Commission decision on an examination of the results of attestation shall submit for approval to the Minister of Justice. The Minister of justice the exam Commission decision approving the seven days from the date of receipt of the decision. The exam Commission decision shall enter into force on the day on which the Minister of Justice approved it. 19. Sworn notaries who do not pass at the tation!, during the six months the extraordinary proficiency test. 20. The transitional provisions referred to in point 15 of the Commission's work in the attestation examination process conducted under the Act, regulations governing notaries certified exam procedures, to the extent not inconsistent with this Act. "
The law adopted by the Parliament in the 2007 20 December. President Valdis Zatlers in Riga V 2008 January 9

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