Updated to 16 January 2020 (Act No. 53 of 2019 and S.I. No. 14 of 2020)

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
Ss. 1-30 22 November 1960 S. 2(b)
S. 31 Commencement order required under S. 2(a)
Ss. 32-33 22 November 1960 S. 2(b)
Schs. 1-3 22 November 1960 S. 2(b)

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
S. 3 application extended S.I. No. 529 of 2017, regs. 1(b), 8(a)
  S.I. No. 480 of 2015, reg. 1(b), 8(a)
  S.I. No. 501 of 2012, regs. 1(b), 8(a)
  S.I. No. 375 of 2012, reg. 5
  S.I. No. 807 of 2007, regs. 1(b), 7(a)
  S.I. No. 37 of 2003, reg. 7
  S.I. No. 518 of 2002, regs. 1(b), 16
  S.I. No. 85 of 1997, regs. 1(b), 5
  S.I. No. 85 of 1997, regs. 1(b), 5
  S.I. No. 351 of 1996, regs. 1(b), 7
S. 3 am. 65/2015, ss. 1(2), 184
  27/1994, ss. 24, 57
S. 3, def. of "misconduct" am. 19/2002, ss. 7, 23 (2)
S. 3(1) application extended S.I. No. 343 of 1988, regs. 1(2), 5
S. 3A inserted 65/2015, ss. 1(2), 185
S. 6, s. 27/1994, ss. 1 (4), 16
S. 6(1), subsec. substit. 19/2002, ss. 8 (a), 23 (2)
S. 6(1A), subsec. ins. 19/2002, ss. 8 (b), 23 (2)
S. 6(1B) subsec. ins. 14/2008, ss. 1(2), 35
S. 6(6), subsec. substit. 19/2002, ss. 8 (c), 23 (2)
S. 6A procedure in relation to investigations made under regulated S.I. No. 466 of 2019
S. 6A s. ins. 14/2008, ss. 1(2), 36
S. 7 applied S.I. No. 529 of 2017, regs. 1(b), 8(a)
  S.I. No. 516 of 2014, regs. 1(2), 35(6)(c)
  S.I. No. 501 of 2012, regs. 1(b), 8(a)
  S.I. No. 452 of 2009, regs. 1, 8
  S.I. No. 807 of 2007, regs. 1(b), 7(a)
  S.I. No. 37 of 2003, regs. 1(b), 7
S. 7, def. am. 27/1994, s. 75 (4)
S. 7 Ombudsman direction in relation to inquiry under 8/2009, ss. 1(2), 28 (2)(b)
S. 7, s. 27/1994, ss. 1(4), 17
S. 7(1) amended 65/2015, ss. 1(2), 185
S. 7(2) (3), subsecs. substit. 19/2002, ss. 9(a), 23(2)
S. 7(5), subsec. substit. 19/2002, ss. 9(b), 23(2)
S. 7(6), subsec. substit. 19/2002, ss. 9(c), 23(2)
S. 7(9)(b) (c) am. 19/2002, ss. 9(d)(i), 23(2)
S. 7(9)(d) am. 19/2002, ss. 9(d)(ii), 23(2)
S. 7(10), subsec. substit. 19/2002, ss. 9(e), 23(2)
S. 7(11), subsec. substit. 19/2002, ss. 9(f), 23(2)
S. 7(12A) (12B), subsecs. ins. 19/2002, ss. 9(g), 23(2)
S. 8, def. am. 27/1994, s. 75(4)
S. 8, s. 27/1994, ss. 1(4), 18
S. 8(1)(a) am. 14/2008, ss. 1(2), 37(a)
S. 8(1)(a)(i) (V) am. 19/2002, ss. 10(a), 23(2)
S. 8(1)(c)(viii) am. 19/2002, ss. 10(b), 23(2)
S. 8(1A) subsec. ins. 14/2008, ss. 1(2), 37(b)
S. 8(4) am. 19/2002, ss. 22(1)(f), 23 (2)
S. 9 amended 65/2015, ss. 1(2), 187
S. 10, subsec. ins. 27/1994, s. 19
S. 10(5) inserted 65/2015, ss. 1(2), 188
S. 12, s. 27/1994, s. 39
S. 14(e) amended 65/2015, ss. 1(2), 189(a)
S. 14(g)-(i) inserted 65/2015, ss. 1(2), 189(b)
S. 15, s. 27/1994, ss. 1(4), 25
S. 15(1A) - (1E), subsecs. ins. 19/2002, ss. 11, 23(2)
S. 15(4)(a)(i) amended 19/2002, ss. 22(2)(d), 23(2)
S. 15(4)(a)(ii) amended 19/2002, ss. 22(1)(g), 23(2)
S. 17 fee prescribed S.I. No. 560 of 2018, regs. 1(b), 8, schedule 1
  S.I. No. 558 of 2018, regs. 1(b), 8, schedule
  S.I. No. 628 of 2017, regs. 1(c), 8
  S.I. No. 627 of 2017, regs. 1(b), 8, schedule. 1
  S.I. No. 2 of 1995, regs. 1(2), 5, sch.S.I. No. 350 of 1995, regs. 1(b), 5, Schedule
S. 17 fees prescribed for application under S.I. No. 685 of 2019, regs. 1(b), 8, schedule 1
  S.I. No. 587 of 2016, regs. 1(c), 8, sch. 1
  S.I. No. 586 of 2016, regs. 1(b), 8, sch. 1
  S.I. No. 578 of 2015, ss. 1(c), 8, sch. 2
  S.I. No. 577 of 2015, ss. 1(b), 8, sch. 2
  S.I. No. 580 of 2014, regs. 1(c), 8, sch. 2(e)
  S.I. No. 561 of 2014, regs. 1(b), 8, sch. 2
  S.I. No. 472 of 1999, regs. 1(b), 5, schedule
  S.I. No. 431 of 2000, regs. 1(b), 5 & schedule
  S.I. No. 634 of 2001, regs. 1(b), 5 & schedule
  S.I. No. 605 of 2002, regs. 1(b), 4, 5 & schedule
  S.I. No. 674 of 2003, regs. 1(b), 5 & schedule
  S.I. No. 798 of 2004, regs. 1(b), 7 & sch. 2
  S.I. No. 799 of 2004, regs. 1(b), 6 & sch. 2
  S.I. No. 717 of 2005, regs. 1(b), 7 & sch. 2
  S.I. No. 624 of 2006, regs. 1(b), 7 & sch. 2
  S.I. No. 826 of 2007, regs. 1(b), 7 & sch. 2
  S.I. No. 540 of 2008, regs. 1(b), 7 & sch. 2
  S.I. No. 541 of 2008, regs. 1(c), 7 & sch. 2
  S.I. No. 510 of 2009, regs. 1(b), 7 & sch. 2
  S.I. No. 541 of 2009, regs. 1(c), 7 & sch. 2
  S.I. No. 640 of 2010, regs. 1(c), 7 & sch. 2
  S.I. No. 641 of 2010, regs. 1(b), 7 & sch. 2
  S.I. No. 670 of 2011, regs. 1(b), 7 & sch. 2
  S.I. No. 671 of 2011, regs. 1(c), 7 & sch. 2
  S.I. No. 539 of 2012, regs. 1(b), 7, sch. 2
  S.I. No. 540 of 2012, regs. 1(c), 7, sch. 2
  S.I. No. 495 of 2013, regs. 1(c), 7, sch. 2
  S.I. No. 496 of 2013, regs. 1(b), 7, sch. 2
  S.I. No. 491 of 1998, regs. 1(b), 5, schedule
  S.I. No. 508 of 1997, regs. 1(b), 5, schedule
  S.I. No. 400 of 1996, regs. 1(b), 5, schedule
S. 17(1)(a), (b) amended 65/2015, ss. 1(2), 190(a)(i), (ii)
S. 17(1)(c) inserted 65/2015, ss. 1(2), 190(a)(iii)
S. 17(3)(b) amended 65/2015, ss. 1(2), 190(a)(iii)
S. 17(3)(c) inserted 65/2015, ss. 1(2), 190(b)(ii)
S. 17(4) amended 65/2015, ss. 1(2), 190(c)
S. 17(5)(a) amended 65/2015, ss. 1(2), 190(d)
S. 19 s. 27/1994, s. 27
S. 19 am. 27/1994, s. 34(3)
S. 19(1) form prescribed S.I. No. 443 of 2013, regs. 1(b), 3 and schedule
S. 19(2) (a) am. 19/2002, ss. 22(1)(h), 23 (2)
S. 20, def. am. 27/1994, s. 75 4)
S. 20, s. 27/1994, s. 28
S. 20, power of Society ext. 27/1994, s. 32(4) (7)(a)
S. 20(4) (7) am. 19/2002, ss. 22(1)(i), 23 (2)
S. 21 applic. rstrct. S. I. No. 732 of 2003, reg. 14
S. 21 non applic. of. 37/1998, ss. 1(2), 47(2)(a) (c)
S. 21 Ombudsman recommendations in relation to grant under 8/2009, ss. 1(2), 28 (3)
S. 21, saving for S.I. No. 732 of 2003, reg. 14
S. 21 s. 27/1994, s. 29
S. 21(4) saver 65/2015, ss. 1(2), 113
S. 21(6) am. 19/2002, ss. 16(a), 23(2)
S. 21 fee prescribed S.I. No. 578 of 2015, ss. 1(c), 7, Sch. 2
  S.I. No. 577 of 2015, ss. 1(b), 7, Sch. 2
S. 22 fee prescribed S.I. No. 578 of 2015, ss. 1(c), 7, Sch. 2
  S.I. No. 577 of 2015, ss. 1(b), 7, Sch. 2
  S.I. No. 472 of 1999, regs. 1(b), 4, schedule
  S.I. No. 491 of 1998, regs. 1(b), 4, schedule
  S.I. No. 508 of 1997, regs. 1(b), 4, schedule
  S.I. No. 400 of 1996, regs. 1(b), 4, schedule
  S.I. No. 2 of 1995, regs. 1(2), 4, sch.
S. 22 non applic. of. 37/1998, ss. 1(2), 47(2)(a) (c)
S. 22 s. 27/1994, s. 30
S. 22(2) am. 19/2002, ss. 16(b), 23(2)
S. 24 am. 65/2015, ss. 1(2), 191
S. 31 Accountant's Certificate Regulations specified for purposes of S.I. No. 421 of 2001, reg. 2(4) & pt. V (regs. 21 to 27)
S. 31(1) application extended S.I. No. 204 of 1984, regs. 1, 25(2)
  S.I. No. 204 of 1984, regs. 1, 26(1)
S. 31(2) am. 65/2015, ss. 1(2), 192
S. 32(3) am. 32/2013, ss. 1(4), 41(1)
S. 61 appl. 27/1994, ss. 33(1), 34(3)
S. 61, s. 27/1994, s. 31
S. 61 power of Society ext. 27/1994, ss. 32(1) (2) (3), 33(1) (2) (6)
Sch. 2 am. 27/1994, s. 34(2)
Sch. 2 appl. 27/1994, ss. 32(7)(b), 34(1), 74(4)

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
S. 4 Solicitors Acts 1954 and 1960 (Fees) Regulations, 1994 (S.I. No. 1 of 1994)
  Solicitors Acts 1954 and 1960 (Fees) Regulations, 1993 (S.I. No. 2 of 1993)
  Solicitors Acts, 1954 and 1960 (Fees) Regulations 1992 (S.I. No. 2 of 1992)
  Solicitors Acts 1954 and 1960 (Fees) Regulations 1990 (S.I. No. 324 of 1990)
  Solicitors Acts 1954 and 1960 (Fees) Regulations 1989 (S.I. No. 356 of 1989)
  Solicitors Acts 1954 and 1960 (Fees) Regulations 1988 (S.I. No. 354 of 1988)
  Solicitors Acts 1954 and 1960 (Fees) Regulations 1986 (S.I. No. 447 of 1986)
  Solicitors Acts, 1954 and 1960 (Fees) Regulations 1985 (S.I. No. 424 of 1985)
  Solicitors' Acts 1954 and 1960 (Fees) Regulations 1984 (S.I. No. 341 of 1984)
  Solicitors Acts, 1954 and 1960 (Fees) Regulations, 1983 (S.I. No. 380 of 1983)
  Solicitors Acts, 1954 and 1960 (Fees) Regulations, 1982 (S.I. No. 365 of 1982)
  Solicitors Act, 1954 and 1960 (Apprentices' Fees) Regulations 1977 (S.I. No. 330 of 1977)
  Solicitors Acts 1954 and 1960 (Apprentices' Fees) Regulations 1975 (S.I. No. 308 of 1975)
S. 5 Solicitors Acts 1954 and 1960 (Fees) Regulations, 1994 (S.I. No. 1 of 1994)
  Solicitors Acts 1954 and 1960 (Fees) Regulations, 1993 (S.I. No. 2 of 1993)
  Solicitors Acts, 1954 and 1960 (Fees) Regulations 1992 (S.I. No. 2 of 1992)
  Solicitors Acts 1954 and 1960 (Fees) Regulations 1990 (S.I. No. 324 of 1990)
  Solicitors Acts 1954 and 1960 (Fees) Regulations 1989 (S.I. No. 356 of 1989)
  Solicitors Acts 1954 and 1960 (Fees) Regulations 1988 (S.I. No. 354 of 1988)
  Solicitors Acts 1954 and 1960 (Fees) Regulations 1986 (S.I. No. 447 of 1986)
  Solicitors Acts, 1954 and 1960 (Fees) Regulations 1985 (S.I. No. 424 of 1985)
  Solicitors' Acts 1954 and 1960 (Fees) Regulations 1984 (S.I. No. 341 of 1984)
  Solicitors Acts, 1954 and 1960 (Fees) Regulations, 1983 (S.I. No. 380 of 1983)
  Solicitors Acts, 1954 and 1960 (Fees) Regulations, 1982 (S.I. No. 365 of 1982)
  Solicitors Acts 1954 and 1960 (Apprentices' Fees) Regulations 1981 (S.I. No. 203 of 1981)
  Solicitors Act, 1954 and 1960 (Apprentices' Fees) Regulations 1977 (S.I. No. 330 of 1977)
  Solicitors Acts 1954 and 1960 (Apprentices' Fees) Regulations 1975 (S.I. No. 308 of 1975)
S. 16 Solicitors (Disciplinary Committee) Rules 1961 (S.I. No. 30 of 1961)
S. 21 Solicitors (Compensation Fund) Regulations 2018 (S.I. No. 548 of 2018)
S. 22 Solicitors Practising Certificate Regulations 2019 (S.I. No. 685 of 2019)
  Solicitors Practising Certificate Regulations 2018 (S.I. No. 558 of 2018)
  Solicitors Acts 1954 to 2015 (Practising Certificate) Regulations 2017 (S.I. No. 627 of 2017)
  Solicitors Acts 1954 to 2011 Solicitors (Practising Certificate) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 586 of 2016)
  The Solicitors Acts 1954 to 2011 Solicitors (Practising Certificate 2016) Regulations 2015 (S.I. No. 577 of 2015)
  The Solicitors Acts 1954 to 2011 Solicitors (Practising Certificate 2015) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 561 of 2014)
  Solicitors Acts 1954 to 2011 Solicitors (Practising Certificate 2014) Regulations 2013 (S.I. No. 495 of 2013)
  The Solicitors Acts 1954 to 2011 Solicitors (Practising Certificate 2013) (Amendment) Regulations 2013 (S.I. No. 323 of 2013)
  The Solicitors Acts 1954 to 2011 Solicitors (Practising Certificate 2013) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 539 of 2012)
  The Solicitors Acts 1954 to 2008 Solicitors (Practising Certificate 2012) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 670 of 2011)
  The Solicitors Acts 1954 to 2008 Solicitors (Practising Certificate 2011) Regulations 2010 (S.I. No. 641 of 2010)
  The Solicitors Acts 1954 To 2008 (Practising Certificate 2010) Regulations 2009 (S.I. No. 510 of 2009)
  The Solicitors Acts 1954 to 2008 (Practising Certificate 2009) Regulations 2008 (S.I. No. 540 of 2008)
  The Solicitors Acts 1954 to 2002 Solicitors (Practising Certificate 2008) Regulations 2007 (S.I. No. 826 of 2007)
  The Solicitors Acts, 1954 to 2002 Solicitors (Practising Certificate 2007) Regulations, 2006 (S.I. No. 624 of 2006)
  The Solicitors Acts, 1954 to 2002 Solicitors (Practising Certificate 2006) Regulations, 2005 (S.I. No. 717 of 2005)
  The Solicitors Acts, 1954 To 2002 Solicitors (Practising Certificate 2005) Regulations, 2004 (S.I. No. 798 of 2004)
  The Solicitors Acts, 1954 To 2002 Solicitors (Practising Certificate 2004 Fees) Regulations, 2003 (S.I. No. 674 of 2003)
  The Solicitors Acts, 1954 To 2002 Solicitors (Practising Certificate 2003 Fees) Regulations, 2002 (S.I. No. 605 of 2002)
  The Solicitors Acts, 1954 To 1994 Solicitors (Practising Certificate 2002 Fees) Regulations, 2001 (S.I. No. 634 of 2001)
  The Solicitors Acts, 1954 To 1994 Solicitors (Practising Certificate 2001 Fees) Regulations, 2000 (S.I. No. 431 of 2000)
  The Solicitors Acts, 1954 To 1994 Solicitors (Practising Certificate 2000 Fees) Regulations, 1999 (S.I. No. 472 of 1999)
  Solicitors Acts, 1954 To 1994 Solicitors (Practising Certificate 1999 Fees) Regulations 1998 (S.I. No. 491 of 1998)
  Solicitors (Practising Certificate 1998 Fees) Regulations, 1997 (S.I. No. 508 of 1997)
  Solicitors (Practising Certificate 1997 Fees) Regulations 1996 (S.I. No. 400 of 1996)
  Solicitors (Practising Certificate 1996 Fees) Regulations 1995 (S.I. No. 350 of 1995)
  Solicitors (Practising Certificate 1995/96 Fees) Regulations 1995 (S.I. No. 2 of 1995)
S. 24 Solicitors (Compensation Fund) Regulations 2018 (S.I. No. 548 of 2018)
  Solicitors (Delivery of Documents) Regulations 2013 (S.I. No. 443 of 2013)
  Solicitors (Compensation Fund) Regulations 2013 (S.I. No. 442 of 2013)
  Solicitors (Compensation Fund) Regulations, 1963 (S.I. No. 115 of 1963)
S. 25(2) Rules of the Superior Courts (Costs) 2019 (S.I. No. 584 of 2019)
S. 79 Solicitors Acts 1954 and 1960 (Fees) Regulations 1994 (S.I. No. 1 of 1994)
  Solicitors Acts 1954 and 1960 (Fees) Regulations 1993 (S.I. No. 2 of 1993)
  Solicitors Acts 1954 and 1960 (Fees) Regulations 1992 (S.I. No. 2 of 1992)
  Solicitors Acts 1954 and 1960 (Fees) Regulations 1990 (S.I. No. 324 of 1990)
  Solicitors Acts 1954 and 1960 (Fees) Regulations 1989 (S.I. No. 356 of 1989)
  Solicitors Acts 1954 and 1960 (Fees) Regulations 1988 (S.I. No. 354 of 1988)
  Solicitors Acts 1954 and 1960 (Fees) Regulations 1986 (S.I. No. 447 of 1986)
  Solicitors Acts 1954 and 1960 (Fees) Regulations 1985 (S.I. No. 424 of 1985)
  Solicitors' Acts 1954 and 1960 (Fees) Regulations 1984 (S.I. No. 341 of 1984)
  Solicitors Acts 1954 and 1960 (Fees) Regulations 1983 (S.I. No. 380 of 1983)
  Solicitors Acts 1954 and 1960 (Fees) Regulations 1982 (S.I. No. 365 of 1982)
S. 82 Solicitors Acts 1954 and 1960 (Fees) Regulations 1994 (S.I. No. 1 of 1994)
  Solicitors Acts 1954 and 1960 (Fees) Regulations 1993 (S.I. No. 2 of 1993)
  Solicitors Acts, 1954 and 1960 (Fees) Regulations 1992 (S.I. No. 2 of 1992)
  Solicitors Acts 1954 and 1960 (Fees) Regulations 1990 (S.I. No. 324 of 1990)
  Solicitors Acts 1954 and 1960 (Fees) Regulations 1989 (S.I. No. 356 of 1989)
  Solicitors Acts 1954 and 1960 (Fees) Regulations 1988 (S.I. No. 354 of 1988)
  Solicitors Acts 1954 and 1960 (Fees) Regulations 1986 (S.I. No. 447 of 1986)
  Solicitors Acts 1954 and 1960 (Fees) Regulations 1985 (S.I. No. 424 of 1985)
  Solicitors' Acts 1954 and 1960 (Fees) Regulations 1984 (S.I. No. 341 of 1984)
  Solicitors Acts 1954 and 1960 (Fees) Regulations 1983 (S.I. No. 380 of 1983)
  Solicitors Acts 1954 and 1960 (Fees) Regulations 1982 (S.I. No. 365 of 1982)
  Solicitors Acts 1954 and 1960 (Apprentices' Fees) Regulations 1981 (S.I. No. 203 of 1981)
  Solicitors ActS 1954 and 1960 (Apprentices' Fees) Regulations 1977 (S.I. No. 330 of 1977)
  Solicitors Acts 1954 and 1960 (Apprentices' Fees) Regulations 1975 (S.I. No. 308 of 1975)