This Act shall be construed and applied to advance its underlying purposes, which are:
(1) to promote, serve, and protect the public interest;
(2) to simplify, clarify, and modernize the law governing notaries;
(3) to foster ethical conduct among notaries;
(4) to enhance cross-border recognition of notarial acts;
(5) to integrate procedures for traditional notarial acts; and
(6) to unify Territorial and state notarial laws.History: 2008, PL 30-18.