Solicitors Act, 1954

Suspension of practising certificate on adjudication in bankruptcy.

50.—(1) Adjudication in bankruptcy of a solicitor shall operate immediately to suspend his practising certificate (if any) until—

(a) the certificate expires, or

(b) the adjudication in bankruptcy is annulled and an office copy of the order annulling the adjudication is served on the registrar, or

(c) the suspension is terminated by order under section 51 of this Act,

whichever first occurs.

(2) The registrar shall cause a note of the suspension under this section of a practising certificate to be entered against the name of the solicitor in the register of practising solicitors.