The SRA Handbook is no longer in effect. It was replaced by the SRA Standards and Regulations on 25 November 2019.
Transitional provisionsBack to version 21
Version 20 of the Handbook was published on 01/10/2018. For more information, please click 'History' Above
Rule 12: Transitional provisions
These rules 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 rules references in the preamble to the rules being made under paragraph 6 of Schedule 14 to 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.