Release:2017, Vol. 3. №2
About the author:Lyubov Yu. Malinina, Cand. Sci. (Jur.), Associate Professor, Department of Civil and Business Law, Samara University; email@example.com
The legal status of the notary chambers in the Russian Federation has changed significantly over the last two or three years. This article considers the changes of the Civil code of the Russian Federation regarding the legal form of notarial chambers in the RF, the opinions of scholars on this issue and concluded that the establishment of a separate legal form for notary chambers seems unnecessary from the point of view of legal regulation. The author analyzed judicial acts of the Constitutional Court and the Supreme Court of the RF on the issues of the existence in the same RF subject of several notary chambers, on compulsory membership of notaries in notarial chamber, the number of votes of the representative of the notary chamber of the Russian Federation at the meeting of representatives of notarial chambers. Attention is drawn to the need to harmonize the provisions of the Civil code of the RF and Russian legislation on notaries compulsory and voluntary membership in the chamber of notaries of the RF. In addition, the issues on the establishment and activities of bodies of notarial chambers; on the application to notaries in private practice, disciplinary action.