LEGAL POSITION OF A NOTARY PUBLIC AND SPECIFIC FEATURES OF HIS PROFESSIONAL LIABILITY INSURANCE
The legal position of a notary public and the types of services he provides crucially affect the complexity of his liability, which arises from performing legally prescribed activities. Actions to protect and realize the public and private interest for a fee represent a risk from which the professional liability of a notary public may arise, which is equated with errors and omissions insurance. This leads to multiple types of liability: civil, disciplinary, offence and criminal. In this paper, the author explores the interest of the state, parties and notaries public in relation to the performance of notary public services to the extent relevant to this paper, the legal basis and manner of concluding professional liability insurance of notaries public, setting cover limits and some specific excluded risks and specific features of occurrence of insured event in professional liability insurance by getting an insight into comparative legal solutions of the law regulating notary public services, and finally the views of domestic and foreign legal theory.
Key words: notary public, professional liability, insurance, interest, damages