The Law Relating to Notaries, written by Mr. S.K. Sarvaria, Former District Judge, North West Delhi, lays down commentary on the Notaries Act, 1952 and the Notaries Rules, 1956. In addition to exhaustive commentary, the book lays down relevant provisions of various statutes that deal with notarial acts. The eligibility, appointment, renewal, removal, rights and duties of notaries have been exhaustively dealt with in this piece of work. The book covers all relevant legislations that make a notarial act significant not only for national but also for international jurisdictions. It also provides the Report of the Committee on the Functioning of the Notary Cell in the Department of Legal Affairs. Assuming the importance of notarial acts for general public, the different Model Forms provided at the end of the book serve useful not only to Bar and Benh but also to any person who, at any time, deals with notaries.
S K Sarvaria is a former District and Sessions Judge, New Delhi and is presently serving as the President of District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum in New Delhi. After graduating from the Delhi University, he persued his LL.B. course and also got selected with the Delhi Judicial Services in 1980. While acting as a judge, he presided over different courts including those of the Court of District Judge, Court of Sessions, Labour Court, the Registrar's Court in the High Court of Delhi and Rent Control Tribunal. S K Sarvaria developed an interest in writing and editing law books during his post-graduation in law itself. Since 1998, he has already authored more than 20 titles on different subjects ranging from commentaries on Code of Civil Procedure Code, Indian Penal Code, different insurance laws, Indian Registration Act, Prevention of Money-Laundering Act, Foreign Exchange Management Act, Negotiable Instruments Act and Notaries Act, to name a few. He has also contributed to the work of Halsbury's Laws of India in Criminal Procedure and the work of Halsbury's Annotated Statutes of India (HASI) in Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure. Since his retirement in 2013, Mr Sarvaria has been taking up arbitration assignments in matters relating to different kinds of contracts.
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