Release notes for SRA Handbook, Version 11

Index of release notes

1 October 2014

The eleventh version of the Handbook was published on 1 October 2014.

The changes contained in Version 11 came into effect on 1 October 2014 and the changes are summarised in these release notes. The notes give a brief update only and you will need to refer to the Handbook itself for full details. Any sets of rules or regulations not referred to below remain substantially unchanged in this version.

There are two amendments of changes contained in Version 11.

SRA Practice Framework Rules 2011

Guidance on Rule 15 is set out in a new guidance note. The insertion has been added to provide clarity regarding the reporting requirements set out in the rules.

SRA Authorisation Rules 2011

Rule 4.4 has been inserted which requires those applying for authorisation to notify the SRA of the practising address and registered address of any overseas practices for which it will be the responsible authorised body.