3. Interpretation

    In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires

    }applicant~ means an applicant for appointment as a Public Notary;

    }commencement date~ means the date on which this Act comes into operation;

    }Chief Justice~ means the Chief Justice of Western Australia;

    }Court~ means the Supreme Court;

    }district~ means a district prescribed by rules made under section 17;

    }District Public Notary~ means a person appointed as such under and subject to this Act;

    }enrolled~ in relation to a Public Notary means a Public Notary whose name appears on the Roll of Notaries;

    }established Public Notary~ means a person who was, immediately before the commencement date, an enrolled Public Notary;

    }General Public Notary~ means a person appointed as such under and subject to this Act;

    }Public Notary~ means a General Public Notary or a District Public Notary, as the case requires;

    }repealed Act~ means the Act repealed by section 4;

    }Roll of Notaries~ means the roll preserved and continued under section 5;

    }section~ means a section of this Act;

    }subsection~ means a subsection of the section wherein the term is used.

    }Supreme Court (full bench)~ means the Supreme Court constituted by at least 3 judges.

    [Section 3 amended by No. 45 of 2004 s. 37; No. 59 of 2004 s. 141.]



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