A notary public officer has many responsibilities assigned to him. His task is very crucial and requires him to show complete sincerity while doing his job. The task also expects him to act as an impartial witness to both the law which he is representing and to the citizen who approaches him to legalize the documents. Therefore, he needs to be a careful observant while performing his duties and check the documents thoroughly before he signs them. Otherwise, he might be leveled with charges that would make him appear before the law for contempt.
The notary public officer meets so many people that he cannot keep a track of their details. For this purpose, a notary record book can be kept by him where he can maintain the details of his notary’s acts and enter almost 250 entries. This transaction record would help him in establishing relationship with clients by offering references and in case of any fraud, he can see and cross-check with his record book any time. Therefore, a detailed record of these transactions needs to be noted down in this book. (more…)