Updated to 12 March 2019 (Act No. 7 of 2019 and S.I. No. 89 of 2019)

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
S. 16 12 May 1995 Solicitors (Amendment) Act 1994 (Commencement) Order 1995 (S.I. No. 124 of 1995), art. 2
S. 17 12 May 1995 Solicitors (Amendment) Act 1994 (Commencement) Order 1995 (S.I. No. 124 of 1995), art. 2
S. 18 12 May 1995 Solicitors (Amendment) Act 1994 (Commencement) Order 1995 (S.I. No. 124 of 1995), art. 2
S. 22 12 May 1995 Solicitors (Amendment) Act 1994 (Commencement) Order 1995 (S.I. No. 124 of 1995), art. 2
S. 23 12 May 1995 Solicitors (Amendment) Act 1994 (Commencement) Order 1995 (S.I. No. 124 of 1995), art. 2
S. 25 12 May 1995 Solicitors (Amendment) Act 1994 (Commencement) Order 1995 (S.I. No. 124 of 1995), art. 2
S. 58(3) 12 May 1995 Solicitors (Amendment) Act 1994 (Commencement) Order 1995 (S.I. No. 124 of 1995), art. 2

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
S. 2 am. 65/2015, ss. 1(2), 193
  37/1998, ss. 1(2), 45
S. 2(2) am. 23/2011, s. 58
S. 2(2) substit. 14/2008, ss. 1(2), 38
S. 2(2), subsec. ins. 19/2002, ss. 12, 23(2)
S. 8 complaint to Ombudsman about handling of complaint under 8/2009, ss. 1(2), 21(2)
S. 8 Ombudsman investigation of certain complaints 8/2009, ss. 1(2), 22(2)(e), (g), (i)
S. 8 Ombudsman directions etc in relation to handling of complaints under 8/2009, ss. 1(2), 28(2)
S. 8 requirement to keep and produce records in relation to complaints under 8/2009, ss. 1(2), 33(1) and (2)
S. 8(1) am. 65/2015, ss. 1(2), 194
S. 8(1)(da) par. ins. 14/2008, ss. 1(2), 39(a)
S. 8(8) am. 65/2015, ss. 1(2), 194
S. 8(9) subsec. ins. 14/2008, ss. 1(2), 39(b)
S. 9 complaint to Ombudsman about handling of complaint under 8/2009, ss. 1(2), 21(2)
S. 9 Ombudsman investigation of certain complaints 8/2009, ss. 1(2), 22(2)(e), (g), (i)
S. 9 Ombudsman directions etc in relation to handling of complaints under 8/2009, ss. 1(2), 28(2)
S. 9 requirement to keep and produce records in relation to complaints under 8/2009, ss. 1(2), 33(1) and (2)
S. 9(1) am. 65/2015, ss. 1(2), 195(a)
S. 9(2) am. 65/2015, ss. 1(2), 195(b)
S. 9(3) am. 65/2015, ss. 1(2), 195(c)
S. 9(7) am. 65/2015, ss. 1(2), 195(d)
S. 10 am. 65/2015, ss. 1(2), 196
S. 10A, new s. 19/2002, ss. 13, 23(2)
Ss. 10A, 11(1) (3) (4), provns. as to appeal or applic. under. S. I. No. 701 of 2004, art. 16
S. 11(5) am. 19/2002, ss. 22(1)(j), 23(2)
S. 12, s. 19/2002, ss. 14, 23(2)
S. 14(1) am. 65/2015, ss. 1(2), 197(a)
S. 14(1)(aa) ins. 65/2015, ss. 1(2), 197(b)
S. 14(1) (2), subsecs. substit. 19/2002, ss. 15, 23(2)
Ss. 14(3), 15(10), provns. as to appeal or applic. under. S.I. No. 701 of 2004, art. 16
S. 14A s. ins. 14/2008, ss. 1(2), 40
S. 14A substit. 65/2015, ss. 1(2), 198
S. 14B s. ins. 14/2008, ss. 1(2), 41
S. 14C s. ins. 65/2015, ss. 1(2), 199
  14/2008, ss. 1(2), 42
S. 14C appointment of monitor for purposes of 65/2015, ss. 1(2), 93
S. 15 repealed 8/2009, ss. 1(2), 37
S. 15 (14) am. 19/2002, ss. 22(1)(j), 23(2)
S. 18A s. ins. 14/2008, ss. 1(2), 43
S. 22 amended 65/2015, ss. 1(2), 200
S. 23(1) (2), subsecs. substit. 19/2002, ss. 17(a) (b), 23(2)
S. 23(4), subsec. ins. 19/2002, ss. 17(c), 23(2)
S. 26 committee appointed for functions under S.I. No. 389 of 2017, regs. 1(b), 20(a)(i)
  S.I. No. 617 of 2007, art. 13(a)(i)
S. 26, non applic. of. 37/1998, ss. 1(2), 47(2)(a) (c)
S. 26(1) amended 65/2015, ss. 1(2), 201(a)(i)-(iii)
S. 26(1)(c) inserted 65/2015, ss. 1(2), 201(a)(iv)
S. 26(1A) inserted 65/2015, ss. 1(2), 201(b)
S. 26(5) amended 65/2015, ss. 1(2), 201(c)
S. 26(6) deleted 65/2015, ss. 1(2), 201(d)
S. 26A s. ins. 14/2008, ss. 1(2), 44
S. 30A, new s. 37/1998, ss. 1(2), 46
Ss. 32(3) (4) (6) (8), 33(1) (2) (5) (6), 34(3), 35, 37(4), provns. as to appeal or applic. under. S. I. No. 701 of 2004, art. 16
S. 32(4) am. 24/2010, ss. 1(2), 170, schedule, pt. 5, item 14
S. 35 amended 65/2015, ss. 1(2), 202
S. 38(1) amended 65/2015, ss. 1(2), 203(a)
S. 38(2) substituted 65/2015, ss. 1(2), 203(b)
S. 56(3), form prescribed under. S.I. No. 673 of 2003, regs. 1(b), 3, sch.
  S.I. No. 401 of 1996, regs. 1(b), 3, 4, schedule
S. 56(3) form prescribed S.I. No. 349 of 1995, regs. 1(b), 3(a)
S. 58(1) amended 65/2015, ss. 1(2), 204(a)
S. 58(3) substituted 65/2015, ss. 1(2), 204(b)
Ss. 58(1), 59(4), provns. as to appeal or applic. under. S. I. No. 701 of 2004, art. 16
S. 59 procedure prescribed S.I. No. 540 of 2012, regs. 1(c), 9(b)
  S.I. No. 539 of 2012, regs. 1(b), 9(b)
  S.I. No. 671 of 2011, regs. 1(c), 9
  S.I. No. 670 of 2011, regs. 1(b), 9
  S.I. No. 641 of 2010, regs. 1(b), 9
  S.I. No. 640 of 2010, regs. 1(c), 9
  S.I. No. 541 of 2009, regs. 1(c), 9(b)
  S.I. No. 510 of 2009, arts. 1(b), 9(b)
  S.I. No. 541 of 2008, arts. 1(c), 9(b)
  S.I. No. 540 of 2008, arts. 1(b), 9(b)
S. 59(2) amended 65/2015, ss. 1(2), 205
S. 68 repealed 65/2015, ss. 1(2), 5, sch. 2
S. 72(1) am. 31/1999, ss. 162, 163, sch. 4
S. 73 saver S.I. No. 421 of 2001, reg. 7(4)(a)
S. 73 saver for regs. made under S.I. No. 421 of 2001, reg. 7(4)(a)
S. 74 repealed 65/2015, ss. 1(2), 5, sch. 2
S. 75(2) trans. of functns. under S.I. No. 418 of 2011, arts. 1(2), 3 & sch. 1
S. 78(1) am. 12/2003, ss. 1 (2), 35 (1), sch. 1, pt. 18
S. 78(3)(e) am. 12/2003, ss. 1 (2), 35 (1), sch. 1, pt. 18
S. 78(15)(a) am. 19/2002, ss. 22(2)(e), 23(2)
S. 78(15)(b) am. 19/2002, ss. 22(1)(j), 23(2)
S. 78(17), subsec. substit. 12/2003, ss. 1(2), 35 (1), sch. 1, pt. 18
S. 78(17) am. 23/2010, ss. 2, 15(14), sch. 2, pt. 14, para. 13
S. 80 saving for. S.I. No. 546 of 2001, regs. 1(b), 22
  S.I. No. 287 of 1997, reg. 23

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
S. 26 Solicitors Professional Indemnity Insurance Regulations 2018 (S.I. No. 351 of 2018)
  The Solicitors Acts 1954 to 2015 (Professional Indemnity Insurance) Regulations 2017 (S.I. No. 389 of 2017)
  The Solicitors Acts 1954 to 2011 (Professional Indemnity Insurance) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 534 of 2016)
  The Solicitors Acts 1954 to 2011 (Professional Indemnity Insurance) (Amendment) Regulations 2015 (S.I. No. 403 of 2015)
  The Solicitors Acts 1954 to 2011 (Professional Indemnity Insurance) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 445 of 2014)
  The Solicitors Acts 1954 to 2011 (Professional Indemnity Insurance) (Amendment) Regulations 2013 (S.I. No. 433 of 2013)
  The Solicitors Acts 1954 to 2011 (Professional Indemnity Insurance) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 452 of 2012)
  The Solicitors Acts 1954 to 2008 (Professional Indemnity Insurance) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 409 of 2011)
  The Solicitors Acts 1954 to 2008 (Professional Indemnity Insurance) (Amendment) Regulations 2010 (S.I. No. 495 of 2010)
  The Solicitors Acts 1954 to 2008 (Professional Indemnity Insurance) (Amendment (No. 2)) Regulations 2009 (S.I. No. 441 of 2009)
  The Solicitors Acts 1954 to 2008 (Professional Indemnity Insurance) (Amendment) Regulations 2009 (S.I. No. 384 of 2009)
  The Solicitors Acts 1954 to 2002 (Professional Indemnity Insurance) Regulations 2007 (S.I. No. 617 of 2007)
  The Solicitors Acts 1954 to 2008 (Professional Indemnity Insurance) (Amendment) Regulations 2005 (S.I. No. 122 of 2005)
  The Solicitors Acts 1954 to 1994 (Euro Changeover) Regulations 2001 (S.I. No. 504 of 2001)
  The Solicitors Acts 1954 to 1994 (Euro Changeover) Regulations 2001 (S.I. No. 460 of 2001)
  The Solicitors Acts 1954 to 1994 (Professional Indemnity Insurance) (Amendment) Regulations 1999 (S.I. No. 362 of 1999)
  Professional Indemnity Insurance (Amendment) Regulations, 1998. (S.I. No. 209 of 1998)
  The Solicitors Acts 1954 to 1994 (Professional Indemnity Insurance) Regulations 1995 (S.I. No. 312 of 1995)
S. 29 Solicitors (Compensation Fund) Regulations 2018 (S.I. No. 548 of 2018)
S. 30A The Solicitors Acts, 1954 to 1994 (Investment Business & Investor Compensation) Regulations, 1998 (S.I. No. 439 of 1998)
S. 66 The Solicitors Acts 1954 to 2008 (Sixth Schedule) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 604 of 2010)
S. 68 Solicitors Accounts (Amendment) Regulations 2006 (S.I. No. 111 of 2006)
S. 73 Solicitors (Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Regulations) 2016 (S.I. No. 533 of 2016)
  Solicitors Accounts Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 516 of 2014)
  Solicitors (Interest on Clients' Moneys) Regulations 2004 (S.I. No. 372 of 2004)
  The Solicitors Acts 1954 to 1994 (Euro Changeover) Regulations 2001 (S.I. No. 504 of 2001)
  The Solicitors Acts 1954 to 1994 (Euro Changeover) Regulations 2001 (S.I. No. 460 of 2001)
  Solicitors (Interest on Clients' Moneys) Regulations, 1995 (S.I. No. 108 of 1995)