SRA Handbook

Interpretation and transitional provisions

Version 21 of the Handbook was published on 6 December 2018. For more information, please click "History" above.

Part 3: Interpretation and transitional provisions

Rule 10: Interpretation

10.1

The SRA Handbook Glossary 2012 shall apply and, unless the context otherwise requires:

(a)

all italicised terms shall be defined; and

(b)

all terms shall be interpreted,

in accordance with the Glossary.

Rule 11: Transitional Provisions

11.1

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.

11.2

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

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