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The European Communities (Services of Lawyers) Order 1978

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Citation and commencement

    1. 1.This Order may be cited as the European Communities (Services...

  3. Interpretation

    1. 2.In this Order, unless the context otherwise requires— “advocate”, “barrister”...

    2. 3.(1) The Interpretation Act 1978 shall apply to this Order...

  4. Purpose of Order

    1. 4.The provisions of this Order shall have effect for the...

  5. Representation in legal proceedings

    1. 5.No enactment or rule of law or practice shall prevent...

    2. 6.Nothing in this Order shall enable an EEC lawyer:—

    3. 7.An EEC lawyer in salaried employment who is instructed with...

  6. Drawing of documents, etc. not related to legal proceedings

    1. 8.No enactment or rule of law or practice shall prevent...

    2. 9.Nothing in this Order shall entitle an EEC lawyer to...

  7. Legal aid

    1. 10.Services may be provided by an EEC lawyer by way...

  8. Title and description to be used by EEC lawyers

    1. 11.In providing any services, an EEC lawyer shall use the...

  9. Power to require an EEC lawyer to verify his status

    1. 12.A competent authority may at any time request a person...

    2. 13.Where a request has been made under article 12, the...

    3. 14.For the purposes of articles 12 and 13, a competent...

  10. Professional misconduct

    1. 15.(1) A complaint may be made to a disciplinary authority...

    2. 16.(1) Where a disciplinary authority finds that an EEC lawyer...

    3. 17.An EEC lawyer in respect of whom a direction is...

  11. Modification of enactments

    1. 18.(1) Without prejudice to the generality of articles 5 and...

  12. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE

      1. PART 1 ENACTMENTS RELATING TO THE PROVISION OF LEGAL ADVICE AND ASSISTANCE AND LEGAL AID

        1. Legal Aid and Advice Act (Northern Ireland) 1965 (c. 8)....

      2. PART 2 ENACTMENTS RESERVING THE PROVISION OF SERVICES TO ADVOCATES, BARRISTERS, SOLICITORS, ETC

        1. Solicitors (Scotland) Act 1933 (c. 21), section 39. Magistrates' Courts...

      3. PART 3 ENACTMENTS RELATING TO UNQUALIFIED PERSONS ACTING AS SOLICITORS

        1. Solicitors (Scotland) Act 1933 (c.21), sections 37, 38. Solicitors Act...

  13. Explanatory Note

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