PNP: more than 20 million rubles paid for 5 years on the mistakes of notaries

PNP: more than 20 million rubles paid for 5 years on the mistakes of notaries


“The citizen can be sure that his interests and rights are protected if a transaction is certified by a notary” — presented in a press release the words of President NPF Konstantin Corsica.

MOSCOW, 16 Dec./strong>. Over the past five years, notaries, insured in “ingosstrahe”, was charged over 55 claims for damages totaling more than 20 million rubles, the total number of such claims does not exceed two or three dozen a year by all insured events, according to the website of the Federal chamber of notaries (PNP), citing data from the company “Ingosstrakh”, which carries out this type of insurance.

“For five years, notaries are insured with us, was charged over 55 claims for damages totaling more than 20 million rubles. Situation and financial implications, were quite different: from a few tens of thousands of rubles for improper power of attorney to five million rubles for the mistakes made at registration of transactions on purchase and sale of apartments”, — stated in a press release.

As noted on the website of the PNP, “Ingosstrakh” is not the only company, which is engaged in the insurance of professional liability of a notary, and the number of insurance payments is slightly higher, but the number, according to the monitoring of the PNP, does not exceed two or three dozen per year for all claims. The percentage of errors notaries, leading to damage to citizens, remains “extremely insignificant”.

According to the monitoring of the PNP, the maximum losses occur in transactions of sale and purchase real estate, although their total number is small. In particular, in 2013 and 2014, only four cases of insurance on notarized transactions on insurance of risk of professional liability of notaries, entailing the payment of insurance indemnity, related to certification by a notary powers of attorney for immovable property, which were subsequently declared invalid. And only one transaction is declared invalid, the report said.

“A small number of insurance claims, undoubtedly suggests that the notaries of the country responsibly doing their job, fighting to defend the rights of citizens, respect for property rights, At the same time, of course, errors can happen, and mechanisms of insurance of professional liability of a notary, backed by an indemnification Fund of the PNP, guarantee citizens full compensation for the damage, if this happens through the fault of the notary. The citizen can be sure that his interests and rights are protected if a transaction is certified by a notary” — presented in a press release the words of President NPF Konstantin Corsica.