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The Legal Services Act 2007 (Commencement No. 6, Transitory, Transitional and Saving Provisions) Order 2009

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2.  The following provisions of the 2007 Act, to the extent that they are not already in force, come into force on 1st January 2010—

(a)in Part 2 (the Legal Services Board), section 4;

(b)in Part 3 (Reserved legal activities)–

(i)sections 12 to 17, 18(1)(a) subject to article 3, 19, 20, 21 except for subsection (1)(j), 22 to 24, 25 in so far as it does not relate to Schedule 10 and subject to article 3, and 26, and

(ii)Schedules 2 (The reserved legal activities), 3 (Exempt persons), 4 (Approved regulators) except for paragraph 19(2)(f), 5 (Authorised persons) subject to article 4 and 6 (Alteration of reserved legal activities);

(c)in Part 4 (Regulation of approved regulators)–

(i)sections 28, 31, 32, 34 to 48, 51, 52 to 63, 64(1), (2), (4), (5) subject to article 3 and (6) and 65 to 68, and

(ii)Schedules 7 (Directions: procedure), 8 (Intervention directions: procedure) and 9 (Cancellation of designation as approved regulator);

(d)in Part 6 (Legal complaints), sections 151 and 152 for the purpose only of enabling the Lord Chancellor to make orders under section 152(3)(g) and 152(5);

(e)in Part 7 (Further provisions relating to the Board and the OLC), sections 163, 167 to 169 subject to article 3, 170, 171 subject to article 3, 173, 174 and 175(1)(a), (b), (d), (j) and (l) and (2)(a) and (b);

(f)in Part 8 (Miscellaneous provisions about lawyers etc)–

(i)sections 176(1) and (2), 178, 179, 181, 183 to 185 and 188 to 190, 192 and 193,

(ii)in Schedule 16 (The Law Society, solicitors, recognised bodies and foreign lawyers), paragraphs 2(a) and (c), 4(a) and (c), 24 and 25, 26 subject to article 5, 27 subject to article 5, 28 subject to article 5, 29, 31(2)(b), (3) and (4), 32(2)(b), 34(2)(b), 38(a), 54(8) and (9)(a), 55, 56(a) and (b), 57, 58, 59(a) and (b)(i) and (ii), 60, 61, 62(a) to (c), 63, 64(2), 65 to 69, 73 subject to article 9, 75(c) in so far as it omits “duly certificated notary public”, 76, 112(b), 113(a) and (b)(i) and (ii), 128(b) and (e)(i) and 137, and

(iii)in Schedule 17 (Licensed conveyancing), paragraphs 2, 3, 10, 23, 27, 30, 34 and 35(2) to (4) and (6);

(g)in Part 9 (General), sections 197 to 199, 207 and 213;

(h)Schedule 21 (Minor and consequential amendments) wholly, save that paragraphs 84(f), 88 and 100(a) and (f) are subject to article 6 and paragraph 96 is subject to article 9; and

(i)in Schedule 23 (Repeals)—

(i)the entries relating to the Public Notaries Act 1801(1), the Public Notaries Act 1843(2), the Commissioners for Oaths Act 1889(3), the Children and Young Persons Act 1933(4) and the Poisons Act 1972(5);

(ii)the entries relating to the following provisions of the 1974 Act

(aa)section 1A(b);

(bb)section 2(1), (4) and (5);

(cc)section 19;

(dd)sections 22 to 23;

(ee)section 26;

(ff)section 27;

(gg)section 31(1), (3) and (4);

(hh)section 33A(1);

(ii)section 46(9);

(jj)section 70(11);

(kk)sections 81 and 81A subject to article 9;

(ll)section 89(7);

(mm)in Schedule 3, paragraph 9;

(iii)the entries relating to the Race Relations Act 1976(6), the Patents Act 1977(7), the Mental Health Act 1983(8), the County Courts Act 1984(9) and the Prosecution of Offences Act 1985(10);

(iv)the entries relating to the following provisions of the Administration of Justice Act 1985(11)—

(aa)section 4;

(bb)sections 6 and 7;

(cc)section 11(4);

(dd)section 12(2);

(ee)section 20(1);

(ff)section 22(3)(a);

(gg)section 38(1);

(hh)in Schedule 1, paragraphs 5, 8(3), 9 and 14;

(ii)in Schedule 4, paragraph 1(3) and (4);

(jj)in Schedule 6, paragraph 9(2);

(kk)in Schedule 9, paragraphs 4 and 6;

(v)the entries relating to the Insolvency Act 1985(12), the Social Security Act 1986(13) and the Building Societies Act 1986(14);

(vi)the entry relating to section 292 of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988(15);

(vii)the entry relating to the Law of Property (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1989(16);

(viii)the entries relating to the following provisions of the 1990 Act

(aa)sections 17, 18 and 18A;

(bb)sections 27 to 29 subject to article 6;

(cc)sections 31 and 31A;

(dd)section 53(5), 54 and section 55 subject to article 6;

(ee)sections 68 to 70;

(ff)section 73(5)(d);

(gg)sections 86 to 88;

(hh)section 90;

(ii)section 93;

(jj)section 96;

(kk)section 113 subject to article 9;

(ll)section 119(1);

(mm)section 120(5);

(nn)Schedule 4 subject to article 6;

(oo)in Schedule 8, paragraph 7;

(pp)Schedule 9 subject to article 6;

(qq)in Schedule 10, paragraph 64;

(rr)in Schedule 17, paragraphs 4, 8, 10 and 20;

(ss)in Schedule 18, paragraphs 9 to 12, 18, 20 and 56;

(ix)the entries relating to the Environmental Protection Act 1990(17), the Friendly Societies Act 1992(18), the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992(19), the Statute Law (Repeals) Act 1993(20), the Trade Marks Act 1994(21), the Agricultural Tenancies Act 1995(22), the Environment Act 1995(23), the Bank of England Act 1998(24) and the National Minimum Wage Act 1999(25);

(x)the entries relating to the following provisions of the 1999 Act

(aa)sections 35(2) to (4), 36, 37 and 40 to 42;

(bb)section 44(1);

(cc)section 46(2)(b) and (3) to (6);

(dd)section 47;

(ee)in Schedule 4, paragraph 46;

(ff)Schedule 5;

(gg)in Schedule 6, paragraphs 1 to 3, 5 to 8 and 11;

(hh)in Schedule 7, paragraphs 7(2)(a) and 10 to 12;

(ii)in Schedule 14, paragraph 14;

(xi)the entries relating to the following provisions of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999(26)—

(aa)section 86(1)(a), (d) and (e), (5)(a) and (6)(a);

(bb)in Schedule 5, paragraphs 3(6)(b) and 4(2)(b), (3)(a) and (4)(a);

(xii)the entries relating to the Trustee Act 2000(27), the Enterprise Act 2002(28), the Pensions Act 2004(29), the Constitutional Reform Act 2005(30), the Mental Capacity Act 2005(31), the Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2005(32), the Natural Environment and Rural Communities Act 2006(33), the Compensation Act 2006(34), the National Health Service Act 2006(35) and the National Health Service (Wales) Act 2006(36);

(j)Schedule 24 (Index of defined expressions).

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