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The Notaries Act

12Penalty for falsely representing to be a notary, etc

Any person who—

(a) falsely represents that he is a notary without being appointed as such, or

(b) practises as a notary or does any notarial act in contravention of section 9,

shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to 1 [one year], or with fine, or with both.

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1. Subs. by s. 6, ibid., for "three months" (w.e.f. 17-12-1999).

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