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Chambers of Notaries Public, statutory representative bodies of notaries and notarial candidates (Chambers) first established in the 19th century. Chambers of notaries exist in all provinces, and the provincial chambers are members of the Austrian Chamber of Notaries. Their organs are appointed according to democratic principles, and the chambers are financed by membership fees. The chambers of notaries are subject to supervision by the Ministry of Justice.
Literature: L. Halvax, Das österreichische Notariat, Notariatszeitung 1990.