On 11 May 2015, the 22 member notariats of the Council of the Notariats of the European Union (CNUE) signed by notarial act a Charter of Legal Certainty in Europe. The signature took place at the European Parliament in Strasburg on the occasion of the 111th Congress of the Notaries of France. Through this Charter, the 40 000 notaries of Europe and their 160 000 employees underline their commitment to legal certainty for European citizens and their families.
The Charter is available here: http://www.notaries-of-europe.eu/index.php?pageID=12198
The CNUE press release is available here
Opinion column published by Mr Jean-François Sagaut, Chair of the CNUE’s Authentic Instrument working group: http://www.notaries-of-europe.eu//index.php?pageID=12210