9. Bar of practice without certificate.-
(1) Subject to the provision of this section, no person shall practice as a notary or do any notaries act under the official seal of notary unless he holds a certificate of practice in force issued to him under section 5.
Provided that nothing in this sub-section shall apply to the presentation of any promissory note, hundi or bill of exchange for acceptance or payment by the clerk of a notary acting on behalf of such notary.
(2) Nothing contained in sub-section (1) shall, until the expiry of two years from the commencement of this Act, apply to any such person as is referred to in the provision to clause (d) of section 2.
Provided that in relation to Jammu and Kashmir the said period of two years shall be computed from the date on which this act comes in to force in that state.