Explanatory Notes

Legal Services (Scotland) Act 2010

2010 asp 16

9 November 2010

Commentary on Sections

Part 3 – Confirmation and Will Writing Services

Chapter 2 – Will Writing Services
Regulation of will writers
Section 101 – Will writers and services

210.Section 101 defines “will writing services” and “will writer” for the purposes of the Act. Will writers are persons who have been authorised to provide will writing services by an approving body, in accordance with that body’s regulatory scheme. This term does not include solicitors, who provide the same services but are regulated by the Society.