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South Africa Act 1962

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5(1)Where any person being an attorney of the Supreme Court of South Africa or of any local division thereof (within the meaning of the Order of 1919)—

(a)has before the commencement of this Act complied with the requirements of clause (2) of that Order as to the leaving of documents ; or

(b)is at the commencement of this Act serving bona fide as a clerk to a solicitor in England in pursuance of subsection (1) of section four of the Solicitors Act, 1957,

the provisions of the said subsection (1) or of section one of the Colonial Solicitors Act, 1900 (as the case may require) and of the said Order shall continue to apply to him as if the Republic were a part of Her Majesty's dominions.

(2)In this paragraph " the Order of 1919 " means the Order in Council made under the Colonial Solicitors Act, 1900, and dated the 14th day of January, 1919 (S.R. & O. 1919 No. 67) as amended (in its application to England) by Orders in Council dated the 16th day of April, 1923 (S.R. & O. 1923 No. 480) and the 6th day of May, 1938 (S.R. & O. 1938 No. 495); and the power of Her Majesty to revoke or vary Orders in Council under the said Act and under section four of the Solicitors' Act, 1957, shall include power to revoke or vary the Order of 1919 so far as continued in force by this paragraph.

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