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Ms. Seller and Mr. Buyer presented to a commissioned notary public a deed of sale for notarization. The notary public explained to them the transaction the deed embodies and asked them if they were freely entering the transaction. After the document was signed by all the parties, the notary public collected the notarial fee but did not issue any BIR-registered receipt.
The notarization of the deed is _____. (1%)
(A) neither unlawful nor improper because he explained the basis for the computation of the notarial fee
(B) unlawful because he did not issue a BIR-registered receipt and did not post in his office the complete schedule of chargeable notarial fees
(C) proper because he is not required to issue receipts for notarial fees
(D) improper because he did not ask Ms. Seller and Mr. Buyer if they needed a receipt
(E) proper because any irregularity in the payment of the notarial fees does not affect the validity of the notarization made