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The Courts and Legal Services Act 1990 (Commencement No. 3) Order 1991

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Provision of the ActSubject matter of provision
Section 17The statutory objective and the general principle.
Section 18The statutory duty.
Section 19 and Schedule 1The Lord Chancellor’s Advisory Committee on Legal Education and Conduct.
Section 20 and Schedule 2Duties of the Advisory Committee.
Section 24(3)References to Advisory Committee by the Legal Services Ombudsman.
Section 29 and Schedule 4Authorised bodies: designation and approval of regulations and rules.
Section 30Revocation of authorised body’s designation.
Section 31(3)—(9)The General Council of the Bar.
Section 32(3)—(9)The Law Society: rights of audience.
Section 33(3)—(9)The Law Society: rights to conduct litigation.
Section 34 and Schedule 5The Authorised Conveyancing Practitioners Board.
Section 35Functions of Authorised Conveyancing Practitioners Board and financial provisions.
Section 40Regulations about competence and conduct etc. of authorised practitioners.
Section 53 and Schedule 8 (except in so far as they relate to exemptions under section 55)The Council for Licensed Conveyancers.
Section 59Representation under the Legal Aid Act 1988(1).
Section 63(1)(a) and (2)Legal professional privilege.
Section 69Exemption from liability for damages etc.
Section 93 and Schedule 15Redress for inadequate professional services.
Section 99Arbitration by official referee.
Section 100Special powers of arbitrator exercisable by High Court.
Section 101Power of parties in certain cases to fill vacancy.
Section 103Repeal of High Court’s power to order discovery etc.
Section 113Administration of oaths and taking of affidavits.
Section 114Bail applications.
Section 115Law reports.
Paragraphs 4, 7, 8, 10 and 13 of Schedule 17, and section 125(2) so far as it relates to them.Minor amendments.
Paragraphs 1 (so far as it relates to the Lord Chancellor’s Advisory Committee on Legal Education and Conduct), 5, 41, 48, 49, 52, 56 and 58 to 63 of Schedule 18, and section 125(3) so far as it relates to them.Consequential amendments.
Paragraphs 14, 15 and 17 of Schedule 19, and section 125(6) so far as it relates to them.Transitionals and savings.

Section 125(7) and Schedule 20 so far as they provide for the repeal of, or of words in, the following provisions—


section 1 of the Commissioners for Oaths Act 1889(2)


section 12(6)(b) of the Arbitration Act 1950(3)


sections 2(2), 44A, 47A and 8 1(5) of the Solicitors Act 1974(4)


section 143(2) of the County Courts Act 1984(5)


section 15(1) (and the word “and” immediately preceding it) of the Prosecution of Offences Act 1985(6)


sections 1, 3(2), 26(3) and 65(5) of, and paragraph 19 of Schedule 2, paragraph 8 of Schedule 3 and paragraph 5 of Schedule 7 to, the Administration of Justice Act 1985(7)


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