Holding title as a notary for public notary office who retires no more than one year
According to the Circular No. 06/2015/TT-BTP dated June 15, 2015 of the Ministry of Justice detailing the implementation of a number of Articles of the Law on Notarization, any notary of public notary office who retires or resigns by personal aspiration no more than one year shall still hold his title as a notary and is able to establish private notary office or practice notarization at a private notary office in operation.
The time from issuance of decision on retirement or resignation to the submission of registration for notary practicing and issuance of notary card to such notary is no more than one year as prescribed.
Under this Circular, notaries who are practicing notarization must participate in annual training in professional competence in notarization at one of the organizations as prescribed; Time of participation is at least three working days/year (24 hours/year); conducting annual training in professional competence in notarization shall be implemented by Association of notaries; in case an association of notaries is not yet established in the locality, the Service of Justice shall conduct the training. Content of annual training in professional competence in notarization is to update and enhance knowledge of laws relating to notary practice and other relevant law provisions; to train and foster skills in notary practice; ways of dealing with difficulties arising during notary practicing… Any notary in violation of obligations to participate in annual training in professional competence in notarization, depending on nature and severity of the violations, shall be handled according to regulations of Vietnamese Association of Notaries;
Notaries shall be given exemption from participation in annual training in professional competence in notarization if such notaries have lectured at Academy of Justice or at an annual training course in professional competence in notarization, or participated in a notary career training course abroad in the year.
This Circular takes effect on August 01, 2015.