299 Moroccan Women Pass Public Notary Test

299 Moroccan Women Pass Public Notary Test

Sunday, 22 July, 2018 - 07:45
Photo Credit: AFP
Rabat - Asharq Al-Awsat
A total of 299 Moroccan women have passed the admission test to become public notaries (adoul) according to a statement from the Ministry of Justice. This came following an unprecedented decision to open the position of adoul to women candidates.

Women represented 38.37 percent of the passing candidates. Of the 18,948 who took the test on May 6, 7,632 were women competing for 800 jobs.

Public notaries in Morocco, similar to lawyers, typically handle the paperwork for a multitude of transactions, including the sale of property, marriage contracts, and commercial contracts.

The ministry described the event as “historic,”

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