Law Society functions etc. as to certain legal services
Section 12 – Regulation by the Law Society of conveyancing and executry services
49.The Law Society of Scotland and its Council already exercise functions in relation to solicitors under the Solicitors (Scotland) Act 1980. This section extends those responsibilities to include functions in relation to the provision of executry and conveyancing services by executry practitioners and qualified conveyancers (renamed “conveyancing practitioners” in this Act) under Part II of the Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Scotland) Act 1990 (see paragraphs 14(3) and 14(4) of schedule 4).