Category: Consultations

Supervision of Conveyancing and Probate – Call for Evidence

The Faculty Office have published a paper, reviewing the Post-Qualifications Environment seeking your views. A copy of the paper and accompanying report can be downloaded from the links below: Please respond in writing by 5pm on Tuesday, 30 April 2024 by post to the Faculty Office, 1 The Sanctuary, Westminster, SW1P 3JT or by email […]

Consultation on Practising Certificate Fees & Business Plan update July 2023

The Faculty Office has launched its annual survey on the level of Practising Certificate Fee payable for the practising certificate year commencing on 1 November 2023.  The Consultation runs until 5pm on Monday 14th August 2023.  The consultation document is available here and contains full details of how to respond.   It also contains details of […]

Business Plan (Master’s Priorities) and Practising Certificate Fee 2022/23 Consultation

The Faculty Office is seeking views on its Business Plan (otherwise termed the Master’s Priorities) for the next three years.   The Business Plan can only be met if the Faculty Office retains its funding which, for the regulatory side of the organisation, is largely met by the annual practising certificate fee.  We are therefore combining […]

Consumer Survey

The Faculty Office has launched a consumer survey to increase its understanding of those who use notarial services.  The survey can be completed anonymously but if you would be content to be contacted about your answers or to help us with further information, there will be an opportunity for you to provide your contact details.  […]

Consultation on Practising Certificate Fees July 2021

The Faculty Office is consulting on its intention to maintain the current practising certificate fees and bands for the practising certificate year 2021/22 and to charge an additional levy to recover the notarial deficit and build an operational reserve.  Full details of the proposals are set out in the consultation document which includes details of how to […]

Continuing Professional Education – consultation on proposed changes

We are consulting on proposed changes to the Continuing Professional Education Rules and welcome your views. There are two proposals that build on existing requirements placed on notaries to maintain their knowledge and competence through professional education and development. The deadline for submission of responses is Wednesday 7th July 2021. A copy of the consultation […]