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Regulation 9: Transitional Provisions
These regulations 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.
In these regulations references in the preamble to the Rules being made:
subject to the coming into force of relevant provisions of an Order made under section 69 of the Legal Services Act 2007, S.I. 2011 No. 1716; and
under section 83 of the Legal Services Act 2007
shall have no effect until the Society is designated as a licensing authority under Part 1 of Schedule 10 to the LSA.