Glossary beginning with N

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Net income

The amount of money you earn after taxes and other deductions are taken out. Net income is often referred to as 'take home pay.'

Non-custodial parent

The parent who does not live with or have custody of the children.

Notary Public

A Notary Public, or 'notary,' can complete a variety of legal processes and documents, including administering oaths. Only people with the designation of Notary Public can be notaries. The following people are Notaries Public in Nova Scotia:

  • Lawyers who have applied, and been approved, to be Notaries Public
  • Sitting MLAs
  • Commissioned Canadian Armed Forces officers
  • Chief officers of municipal police departments
  • Commissioned RCMP officers on active service
  • RCMP head of detachment officers, who are on active service in the province