The SRA Handbook is no longer in effect. It was replaced by the SRA Standards and Regulations on 25 November 2019.
Repeals and transitional provisionsBack to version 21
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Part 3: Repeals and transitional provisions
Regulation 8: Repeals
These regulations repeal the SRA (Cost of Investigations Regulations) 2009 (the 2009 regulations), save that the 2009 regulations shall continue to apply to any decisions that were made before that date.
From 31 March 2012 or the date on which an order made pursuant to section 69 of the LSA relating to the status of sole practitioners comes into force, whichever is the later, the definition of 'recognised body' in regulation 1.1 shall have effect as if the words "sole practitioner or" were inserted after "means".
Regulation 9: Transitional Provisions
These regulations 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 regulations references in the preamble to the Rules being made:
subject to the coming into force of relevant provisions of an Order made under section 69 of the Legal Services Act 2007, S.I. 2011 No. 1716; and
under section 83 of 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.