S.I. No. 94/1970 - Solicitors' Accounts (Amendment) Regulations, 1970.

S.I. No. 94 of 1970.


The Incorporated Law Society of Ireland in exercise of the powers conferred on them by sections 4, 5, 66 and 71 of the Solicitors Acts 1954 and of every other power thereunto them enabling and with the concurrence of the President of the High Court hereby make the following regulations.

1. These regulations may be cited as the Solicitors' Accounts (Amendment) Regulations 1970, and shall be read together with the Solicitors' Accounts Regulations, 1967 ( S.I. No. 44 of 1967 ) (hereinafter called the Principal Regulations) and shall, to the extent to which they are inconsistent with the said regulations, alter and amend the same.

2. These regulations shall come into operation on the 30th day of April, 1970.

3. The Principal Regulations shall be amended by the addition of the following Fourth Schedule.


Any branch in Northern Ireland of a bank named in the first Schedule.

London clearing banks:

Barclays Bank Ltd.,

The Bank of England,

Coutts & Co.,

The District Bank Ltd.,

Glyn Mills & Co.,

Guinness Mahon & Co. Ltd.,

Lloyds Bank Ltd.,

Martins Bank Ltd.,

The Midland Bank Ltd.,

The National Bank Ltd.,

The National Westminster Bank Ltd.,

Williams & Deacon's Bank Ltd.,

The Westminster Bank Ltd.

Scottish clearing banks:

The Bank of Scotland,

The British Linen Bank,

The Clydesdale Bank Ltd.,

The National Commercial Bank of Scotland Ltd.,

The Royal bank of Scotland.

Dated this 30th day of April 1970.

Signed on behalf of the Incorporated Law Society of Ireland.


President of the Incorporated

Law Society of Ireland.

I concur in the making of the above regulations


President of the High Court.


The effect of these regulations which are intended to be of a temporary character is to authorise solicitors to open designated client accounts for clients' monies with the named British and Scottish clearing banks or any branch in Northern Ireland of an Irish associated bank.