Federal Chamber of Notaries
Federal Chamber of Notaries
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The Federal Chamber of Notaries is a German corporation under public law , the members of which are the 21 chambers of notaries throughout Germany. The chambers of notaries in the federal states include the notaries appointed in their area , of which there were 7,328 in 2014.
Duties of the Federal Chamber of Notaries
The Federal Chamber of Notaries is responsible according to Federal Notaries Act essentially represents the entirety of German notaries in the national and international area. It acts in the legislative process with and met them through opinions and advice on draft legislation, participation in working and expert groups of the relevant federal ministries , suggestions on legislative initiatives, etc. The education and training of notaries is a further object.
No professional supervision
The professional supervision of notaries is not one of the tasks of the Federal Chamber of Notaries. The individual notaries are not members of the Federal Chamber of Notaries, but of the chambers of notaries at the level of the higher regional court districts . Professional supervision over them is exercised by the locally competent regional court presidents as judicial administrative authorities. The local chambers of notaries support this. The Federal Chamber of Notaries is also not responsible for supervising the chambers of notaries.
Central register of wills
German notary institute
The Federal Chamber of Notaries has maintained a scientific institution with the German Notaries' Institute in Würzburg since 1993, which processes technical inquiries from notaries and prepares expert opinions.
Examination office for the notarial specialist examination
The examination office for the notarial specialist examination at the Federal Chamber of Notaries is a professionally independent and independent administrative unit at the Federal Chamber of Notaries established in accordance with Section 7 g of the Federal Notarial Code (BNotO). The examination office conducts the notarial specialist examination for lawyers who want to be admitted as a lawyer notary. This is a uniform test for all federal states in the area of notarial lawyers.
- European Movement Network
- Council of Notariats of the EU CNUE
- International Union of Notaries (UINL)
- Number of notaries in Germany, statistics
- Membershipin the EBD. (No longer available online.) Formerly in the original ; Retrieved October 6, 2010 . ( Page no longer available , search in web archives ) Info: The link was automatically marked as defective. Please check the link according to the instructions and then remove this notice.