Application of Law to Notaries' Acts of Issuing Notarial Deeds Greatly Inconsistent with the Facts

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  • Document NumberNo.1 [2009] of the Supreme People’s Procuratorate
  • Area of Law Notarization
  • Level of Authority Judicial Interpretation
  • Date issued01-07-2009
  • Effective Date01-15-2009
  • Status Effective
  • Issuing Authority Supreme People's Procuratorate



Announcement of the Supreme People's Procuratorate of the People's Republic of China
The Reply of the Supreme People's Procuratorate on the Application of Law to Notaries' Acts of Issuing Notarial Deeds Greatly Inconsistent with the Facts, which was adopted at the seventh meeting of the 11th Procuratorial Committee of the Supreme People's Procuratorate on January 6, 2009, is hereby promulgated, and shall come into force on January 15, 2009.
Supreme People's Procuratorate
January 7, 2009
Reply of the Supreme People's Procuratorate on the Application of Law to Notaries' Acts of Issuing Notarial Deeds Greatly Inconsistent with the Facts
(Adopted at the Seventh Meeting of the 11th Procuratorial Committee of the Supreme People's Procuratorate on January 6, 2009, promulgated by Announcement of the Supreme People's Procuratorate on January 7, 2009, comes into force on January 15, 2009, No.1 [2009] of the Supreme People's Procuratorate)
The People's Procuratorate of Gansu Province:
Your Request for Instructions on Whether Notaries' Acts of Issuing Notarial Deeds Greatly Inconsistent with the Facts Constitute a Crime (No.17 [2008] of the People's Procuratorate of Gansu Province) has been received. Upon deliberation, we give a reply as follows:
After the Notary Law of the People's Republic of China comes into force, if any notary, in fulfilling the notarial duties, is seriously irresponsible and causes serious consequences by issuing any notarial deed greatly inconsistent with the facts, he shall be subject to criminal liability according to the crime of issuing certificates greatly inconsistent with the facts under Paragraph 3 of Article 229 of the Criminal Law.