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Part 1E+WExisting regulators

1(1)Each body listed in the first column of the Table in this paragraph is an approved regulator.E+W

(2)Each body so listed is an approved regulator in relation to the reserved legal activities listed in relation to it in the second column of the Table.

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Approved regulatorReserved legal activities
The Law Society

The exercise of a right of audience.

The conduct of litigation.

Reserved instrument activities.

Probate activities.

The administration of oaths.

The General Council of the Bar

The exercise of a right of audience.

The conduct of litigation.

Reserved instrument activities.

Probate activities.

The administration of oaths.

The Master of the Faculties

Reserved instrument activities.

Probate activities.

Notarial activities.

The administration of oaths.

The Institute of Legal Executives

The exercise of a right of audience.

The administration of oaths.

The Council for Licensed Conveyancers

Reserved instrument activities.

The administration of oaths.

[F1Probate activities.]

The Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys

The exercise of a right of audience.

The conduct of litigation.

Reserved instrument activities.

The administration of oaths.

The Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys

The exercise of a right of audience.

The conduct of litigation.

Reserved instrument activities.

The administration of oaths.

The Association of Law Costs Draftsmen

The exercise of a right of audience.

The conduct of litigation.

The administration of oaths.

[F2The Institute of Chartered Accountants of ScotlandProbate activities.]
[F3The Association of Chartered Certified AccountantsProbate activities.]
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2(1)The regulatory arrangements of a listed body, as they have effect immediately before paragraph 1 comes into force, are to be treated as having been approved by the Board for the purposes of this Act at the time that paragraph comes into force.E+W

(2)Listed body” means a body listed in the first column of the Table in paragraph 1 as that Table has effect at the time that paragraph comes into force.

(3)Sub-paragraph (1) is without prejudice to the Board's power to give directions under section 32 (powers to direct an approved regulator to take steps in certain circumstances, including steps to amend its regulatory arrangements).

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