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Governance (Transparency) Information

This page is under development and certain links and sub-pages will not be in the public domain immediately.

Senior Staff Meeting

The Master meets regularly with the senior staff of the Faculty Office to discuss regulatory matters.  A note of the decisions taken is published via the link below.

Senior Staff Meeting – details of membership, meetings, and further information here

Advisory Board

The Advisory Board has a broad remit which includes issues identified in the Master’s annual ‘Priorities’ paper. The remit extends beyond that as the Advisory Board may consider “any matter pertaining to the notarial profession”. The full remit is available here.

The Board generally meets four times a year. Details of its meetings are found from the link below.

Advisory Board – details of membership, meetings, and further information here

Qualifications Board

The remit of the Qualifications Board is to advise the Master and those seeking to qualify as notaries:

– whether a degree or other qualification course should be approved by the Master for those qualifying as a notary

– on the standard of the qualifications of any person applying for admission as a notary under the rules

– on the qualifications and experience of persons applying for recognition that they are eligible for admission as a notary having been admitted or qualified as a notary in another jurisdiction

The Master has delegated to the Qualifications Board the award of exemptions to the academic stage of training.

The Board generally meets four times a year. Details of its meetings are found from the link below.

Qualifications Board – details of membership, meetings, and further information here

Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

The Master of the Faculties, with the Advisory Board, defines KPIs for the work of the Faculty Office. These are reviewed, added to, and revised as necessary. Publication of the KPIs and the content of reviews and progress of and against them is itself a KPI for the transparent operation of the Office’s work.

KPI details and information here