The appointment of a Queensland notary public remains under the authority of
the Court of Faculties, London. The application process can be summarised
An applicant must be a solicitor of at least ten years standing. An
authority permitting the Council to apply to the Queensland Law Society for the
history of complaints against the applicant and the references of two (2)
solicitors must accompany the application.
The Council of the Society of Notaries meets four times yearly to consider
applications. Provided the Society is satisfied of the appropriateness
of the appointment, the applicant will be notified of the Society's support
for application to the Court of Faculties.