Notary Public Professional Indemnity Insurance
This insurance policy covers professional indemnity for notary public assessors,
interns, deputies and acting notaries public.
The Office of notary public includes official creation and issuing of public
documents on legal acts, statements and facts which serve as a basis for entitlements;
official certification of personal documents, keeping custody of documents, money
and valuables for the purposes of their transfer to other persons and authorities,
and performing procedures stipulated by the legislation, as per court orders or
other public authority orders.
The Office of notary public also includes performing other activities stipulated
by the Notary Public Law.
The Office of notary public is a public office performed by notaries public
as autonomous and independent holders of that office and persons of public confidence.
Notaries Public perform their services as their exclusive activity during the period
for which they are appointed.
Notarial deeds are documents on legal transactions and statements composed
by notaries public (notarial acts), minutes on legal acts performed or attended
by notaries public (notarial minutes) and certification of facts witnessed by notaries
public (notarial certificates).
Documents composed by notaries public are not valid as public documents unless they
contain their official seal and signature.
This indemnity insurance also covers assessors and trainee notaries public, as well
as persons employed by a notary public agency
If a notary public has been appointed as a deputy or an officer in charge, they
are not required to take out additional insurance.
Basic sum insured per insured event amounts to HRK 750,000. A sum insured
above HRK 750,000 may also be negotiated by the insured.