The SRA Handbook is no longer in effect. It was replaced by the SRA Standards and Regulations on 25 November 2019.
Effect of a breach of these rules
Version 21 of the Handbook was published on 06/12/2018. For more information, please click 'History' Above
Rule 6: Effect of a breach of these rules
In determining whether or not there has been a breach of these rules the SRA will take account of whether the firm has given due regard to the guidance issued by the Law Society or the SRA on how to determine whether regulated activities are carried on in accordance with these rules.
A firm which breaches these rules may: