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Practice Direction No. 2/2021/PD dated 27 April 2021

Notarisation by Means of Video Viewing

(for clients who are in Hong Kong under quarantine)

Interim Measures – until further notice

In view of the COVID-19 pandemic, Hong Kong Society of Notaries has issued the captioned Practice Direction. It sets out the procedural requirements for a Notary Public to certify his/her viewing via video conferencing transmission of the execution of a document by a client who is under mandatory quarantine in Hong Kong. This Practice Direction is meant to be interim and will be reviewed from time to time as appropriate.