Gujarat High Court upholds power of state government to permanently debar Notaries

Aditya AK November 23 2019
objections - Gujarat High Court

A Division Bench of the Gujarat High Court has upheld the power of the state government to permanently debar Notaries. In doing so, it has partly set aside an order of a Single Judge, who had held that Rule 13(12)(b) of the Notaries Rules, 1956 - which grants the government the power to permanently debar a notary - was ultra vires the parent Act.

The facts of the case are that the respondent enrolled with the Bar Council of Gujarat in December 1984. He came . . .

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