SRA Handbook

Transitional Provisions

Version 19 of the Handbook was published on 1 October 2017. For more information, please click "History" above.

Rule 17: Transitional Provisions

17.1

These rules shall not apply to licensed bodies until such time as the Society is designated as a licensing authority under Part 1 of Schedule 10 to the LSA and all definitions shall be construed accordingly.

17.2

The rules shall not apply to the exercise of disciplinary powers in relation to:

(a)

licensed bodies , or managers or employees of licensed bodies; or

(b)

former managers or employees of licensed bodies;

until such time as the Society is designated as a licensing authority under Part 1 of Schedule 10 to the LSA.

17.3

In these rules references in the preamble to the rules being made under section 83 and Schedule 11 of the Legal Services Act 2007 shall have no effect until such time as the Law Society is designated as a licensing authority under Part 1 of Schedule 10 to the Legal Services Act 2007.

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