Law Practitioners Act 1982

  • repealed
  • Law Practitioners Act 1982: repealed, on 1 August 2008, by section 349 of the Lawyers and Conveyancers Act 2006 (2006 No 1).

Part 3
Admission and Enrolment

Admission of Practitioners

43 Admission as barrister and solicitor
  • (1) Every person admitted by the Court or a Judge under this Act shall be admitted as a barrister and solicitor of the Court; and no person shall be admitted as a barrister or solicitor only.

    (2) Every practitioner admitted only as a barrister of the Court before the commencement of this Act shall be deemed on that commencement to have been admitted as a barrister and solicitor and, subject to this Act and to any order made under it, shall in addition to his right to practise as a barrister be entitled to practise as a solicitor.

    (3) Every practitioner admitted only as a solicitor of the Court before the commencement of this Act shall be deemed on that commencement to have been admitted as a barrister and solicitor and, subject to this Act and to any order made under it, shall in addition to his right to practise as a solicitor be entitled to practise as a barrister and, in his capacity as such, to all the rights, powers, and privileges of a barrister.

    (4) Subject to this Act and to any order made under it, and to the express provisions of any other enactment, every practitioner shall be entitled while his qualification continues to practise in or before any court or tribunal.