The SRA Handbook is no longer in effect. It was replaced by the SRA Standards and Regulations on 25 November 2019.
Commencement, repeal and transitional provisionsBack to version 21
Version 16 of the Handbook was published on 01/04/2016. For more information, please click 'History' Above
Part 7: Commencement, repeal and transitional provisions
Regulation 20: Commencement and repeal provisions
These regulations come into force on 1 July 2014 or the date of approval of the Legal Services Board, whichever is the later.
The SRA Training Regulations 2011 Part 1 - Qualification Regulations, the SRA Training Regulations 2011 Part 2 - Training Provider Regulations, and the Monitoring of Courses Regulations 1991 are repealed on 30 June 2014.
Regulation 21: Transition from previous regulations
If your organisation was authorised or recognised under the SRA Training Regulations 2011 and/or the Monitoring of Courses Regulations 1991 your authorisations continue under these, the 2014 regulations. This means:
training establishments and training contract consortia are authorised and regulated as authorised training providers.
Any applications submitted under the Monitoring of Courses Regulations 1991 before 1 July 2014 that have not yet been decided upon by that date will be considered and decided upon under these, the 2014 regulations.
A training contract entered into on or before 30 June 2014 will continue to governed by the SRA Training Regulations 2011, unless the parties agree by mutual consent to adopt these, the 2014 regulations and they notify their agreement to us in the prescribed form.