Journal of Legal, Ethical and Regulatory Issues (Print ISSN: 1544-0036; Online ISSN: 1544-0044)


Features of the Organization of the Latin Notary System in the Countries of the Modern World

Author(s): Nikolai Mayurov, Pavel Mayurov, Dmitryi Makarov, Olesya Makarova, Yuri Rychkov

The article is concerned with reviewing the Latin notarial system organization in the modern world. Conducted analysis of the newest researches and publications has allowed understanding significant differences of the legal status of the notary and his/her power and authority across the board; as a result, defense rights and interests of the natural and legal persons by notaries are made difficult. The bases of the Latin notarial system have been considering and it has pointed that uniform application is impossible. The concurrent existence of private and governmental notaries as characteristic of the Latin notarial system has been reviewed. Whereas the French and German models of the Latin notarial system have been received wide advertisement, their distinctiveness has been considered. The French model is mentioned as the classic Latin notarial system. It has been reviewed notarial system patterns of Germany, France, Italy, and Far East states. It has been made a conclusion; in the modern world, a common model of the organization and functioning of the notarial system shall be implemented.