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34 Modification of existing enactments relating to conveyancing etc.E+W

(1)In the following provisions, namely—

(a)sections 69 and 75(1) of the M1Law of Property Act 1925; F1. . .

(b)F1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

any reference to a solicitor shall be construed as including a reference to a licensed conveyancer and any reference to a person’s solicitor shall be construed as including a reference to a licensed conveyancer acting for that person.

(2)In the following provisions, namely—

(a)sections 10(2), 48 and 182 of the Law of Property Act 1925;

(b)F2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

(c)F3. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

(d)F3. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

(e)F3. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

F4(f). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

any reference to a solicitor shall be construed as including a reference to a licensed conveyancer or to a recognised body [F5which is a conveyancing services body] , and any reference to a person’s solicitor shall be construed as including a reference to a licensed conveyancer or [F6such a] recognised body acting for that person.

(3)The Estate Agents Act 1979 shall not, by virtue of section 1 of that Act, apply to things done in the course of the provision of conveyancing services by a licensed conveyancer or a recognised body [F7which is a conveyancing services body] .

[F8(4)In this section “conveyancing services body” has the meaning given by section 32A.]

Textual Amendments

F1S. 34(1)(b) and preceding word repealed (13.10.2003) by Land Registration Act 2002 (c. 9), ss. 135, 136(2), Sch. 13 (with s. 129, Sch. 12 para. 1); S.I. 2003/1725, art. 2(1)

F4S. 34(2)(f) and the word immediately preceeding it repealed (1.10.1997) by 1996 c. 27, s. 66(3), Sch.10 (with Sch. 9 para. 5); S.I. 1996/1892, art. 3(1)(iv)

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C1S. 34 excluded by 1990 c. 41, s. 53(9B) (as inserted (29.6.2015) by Deregulation Act 2015 (c. 20), ss. 87(7), 115(6)(a); S.I. 2015/1402, art. 2(a))

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