The SRA Handbook is no longer in effect. It was replaced by the SRA Standards and Regulations on 25 November 2019.
Removal, restoration and change of nameBack to version 21
Version 12 of the Handbook was published on 31/10/2014. For more information, please click 'History' Above
Part 2: Removal, restoration and change of name
Regulation 7: Removal from the roll
replies, following an enquiry under regulation 6, that he or she does not wish to remain on the roll; or
fails to reply within eight weeks to an enquiry under regulation 6; or
fails, within eight weeks of an enquiry under regulation 6, to pay the fee prescribed by regulation 15.1 for remaining on the roll; or
applies to have his or her name removed from the roll; or
Regulation 8: Application for restoration to the roll
A person whose name has been removed from the roll may apply to the SRA for his or her name to be restored to the roll.
This regulation does not apply if:
The SRA will satisfy itself as to a person's character and suitability in a number of ways. These may include, but are not limited to, CRB disclosures and Police National Computer checks, as well as self-disclosure, in accordance with the Suitability Test. This will be in addition to taking into account the factors set out in regulations 10 and 11.
Regulation 9: Application for change of name on the roll
Regulation 10: Outstanding complaints
Regulation 11: Disciplinary proceedings
Regulation 12: Notice of intention to remove name