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Solicitors (Scotland) Act 1988

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1. Powers of Council of Law Society where inadequate professional services alleged.

  3. 2. Power of Council of Law Society to investigate complaints.

  4. 3. Functions of Scottish Solicitors’ Discipline Tribunal.

  5. 4. Powers of Council of Law Society where excessive fees etc charged.

  6. 5. Interpretation.

  7. 6. Minor and consequential amendments, repeals and transitional provisions.

  8. 7. Citation, commencement and extent.

  9. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Amendments to Solicitors (Scotland) Act 1980

      1. 1.The Solicitors (Scotland) Act 1980 shall be amended in accordance...

      2. 2.At the end of section 7 (keeping of roll of...

      3. 3.In section 9 (removal of name from roll of solicitors...

      4. 4.In section 10 (restoration of name to roll of solicitors...

      5. 5.In section 15(2) (cases where notice of intention to apply...

      6. 6.After subsection (5) of section 19 (further provisions relating to...

      7. 7.In section 32(1)(b) (offence for unqualified person to draw or...

      8. 8.In section 33(b) (unqualified persons not entitled to fees, etc),...

      9. 9.In section 35(1)(a) (accounts rules), after the words “subsection (2)”...

      10. 10.In section 36 (interest on client’s money)—

      11. 11.In section 38(2)(b) (powers of Council where dishonesty alleged), for...

      12. 12.In section 40(1) (powers of Council where accounts rules etc...

      13. 13.In section 41(a) (appointment of judicial factor), the words “to...

      14. 14.In section 51 (complaints to Tribunal)— (a) in subsection (2),...

      15. 15.In section 52(2) (rules of Tribunal), after paragraph (a) there...

      16. 16.In section 53 (powers of Tribunal in relation to complaints)—...

      17. 17.After section 53C (inserted by section 3 of this Act)...

      18. 18.In section 57(5) (fees for admission and enrolment of solicitors...

      19. 19.In section 61 (protection of banks in transactions with solicitors),...

      20. 20.In section 65(1) (interpretation)— (a) after the definition of “advocate”...

      21. 21.In Schedule 1 (constitution and proceedings of the Law Society...

      22. 22.In Schedule 2 (provisions regarding maintenance of roll of solicitors)—...

      23. 23.In Schedule 4 (constitution, procedure and powers of Tribunal)—

      24. 24.In paragraph 9 of Schedule 6 (saving for non-qualified person...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Repeals

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