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

Transitory and transitional provisions

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6.  (1)  Where, at the date this Order comes into force, the Secretary of State is in receipt of an application made under any of the following provisions, that application will continue to be treated, and any question of interpretation or as to consideration of that application will be determined, as if the 2007 Act had not been passed—

(a)section 55 of the 1990 Act;

(b)paragraph 1(1) of Schedule 4 to the 1990 Act;

(c)paragraph 9(1) of Schedule 4 to the 1990 Act.

(2) Where, at the date this Order comes into force, the Secretary of State—

(a)is considering giving notice to a body under paragraph 17(1) of Schedule 4 to the 1990 Act;

(b)is considering recommending a revocation of designation under paragraph 25(1) of Schedule 4 to the 1990 Act; or

(c)is considering making an order under paragraph 6(1) of Schedule 9 to the 1990 Act,

that matter will be treated, and any question of interpretation or as to consideration of that matter will be determined, as if the 2007 Act had not been passed.

(3) Paragraphs (1) and (2) are subject to paragraph (4).

(4) Paragraphs (1) and (2) do not apply in a case where, before the date this Order comes into force—

(a)(i)the Secretary of State has sought the advice of the Legal Services Consultative Panel, and

(ii)the Legal Services Consultative Panel has not yet completed its consideration; or

(b)the Secretary of State has decided that the advice of the Legal Services Consultative Panel is required but has not yet sought that advice.