10. Standing of Attorney General

    (1) The Attorney General may at the request of the Chief Justice report on any question in proceedings before the Chief Justice by way of an application under section 7.

    (2) The Attorney General may intervene in, and contest or argue any question in proceedings before the Chief Justice by way of an application under section 7 or proceedings before the Supreme Court (full bench) by way of an application under section 9 and shall be afforded full opportunity to do so.

    (3) Where the Attorney General intervenes in proceedings as mentioned in subsection (2), he shall be deemed to be a party to the proceedings with all the rights, duties, and liabilities of such a party.

    (4) In relation to the qualifications of applicants, the Attorney General may consult any body of Notaries established, or available, in the State for that purpose.

    [Section 10 amended by No. 45 of 2004 s. 37.]



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