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The 190th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 12: Exemptions from maintaining journal of notary transactions

[ Text of section effective until January 4, 2017. For text effective January 4, 2017, see below.]

  Section 12. Notwithstanding any general law, rule, regulation or order to the contrary, attorneys-at-law and counselors-at-law as well as paralegals, legal secretaries and other legal staff, who by virtue of their employment perform notary duties shall be exempt from maintaining a journal of their notary transactions.

Chapter 222: Section 12. Exemptions from maintaining journal of notary transactions

[ Text of section as amended by 2016, 289, Sec. 6 effective January 4, 2017 applicable as provided by 2016, 289, Sec. 7. For text effective until January 4, 2017, see above.]

  Section 12. Notwithstanding section 22 or any other general or special law to the contrary, a notary public who is an attorney or who is employed by an attorney and by virtue of such employment performs notary public duties shall not be required to maintain a journal.