The Land Registration (Network Access) Rules 2008

Applicant or connected person affected by termination, a notice of termination, intervention or disciplinary proceedings

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9.  (1)  For the purposes of paragraph 7—

(a)“connected person” means—

(i)a partnership or limited liability partnership of which the applicant was a member at the relevant date,

(ii)a body corporate (other than a limited liability partnership) of which the applicant was an officer at the relevant date,

(iii)where the applicant is a partnership or limited liability partnership, a member of the applicant, and

(iv)where the applicant is a body corporate (other than a limited liability partnership), an officer of the applicant,

(b)“disciplinary proceedings” means proceedings brought against the applicant or a connected person before—

(i)the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal constituted under section 46 of the Solicitors Act 1974,

(ii)the Discipline and Appeals Committee established under section 25 of the Administration of Justice Act 1985,

(iii)a disciplinary tribunal appointed by the Council of the Inns of Court, or

(iv)the Court of Faculties,

(c)a person is a principal in a practice if—

(i)he is its sole principal,

(ii)where the practice is that of a partnership or limited liability partnership, he is a member of that partnership, or

(iii)where the practice is that of a body corporate (other than a limited liability partnership), he is a director of that body corporate.

(2) For the purposes of sub-paragraph (1)(a), the relevant date is—

(a)where the agreement was terminated under rule 6(1)(a), the date of termination,

(b)where the agreement was terminated as a result of a notice of termination, the date of issue of the notice of termination,

(c)where at the date of the application the agreement is subject to a notice of termination which has not expired or to suspension of termination under rule 10, the date of issue of the notice of termination, or

(d)in relation to paragraph 7(c), the date of the intervention.