Ten percent of 78 notary organisations operating in Hanoi do not operate professionally, according to the Hanoi Department of Justice.

Many notary offices failed to follow the rules of the tax law or follow proper notarising order, some received documents outside their official offices and even illegally opened new offices.

From the beginning of the year to present, 78 notary organisations have been operating in Hanoi with more than 200 notary staff who have helped notarise nearly 88,000 contracts and transactions and collected about 12 billion VND (585 million USD).-VNA