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  • repealed
  • Law Practitioners Act 1982: repealed, on 1 August 2008, by section 349 of the Lawyers and Conveyancers Act 2006 (2006 No 1).

Practising Fees

60 Practising fees
  • (1) The Council of the New Zealand Law Society may from time to time,—

    • (a) With the approval of the Minister of Justice, fix practising fees to be paid for practising certificates as a barrister and as a solicitor and as both, and the fee to be paid to the Secretary of the District Law Society for the issue of every such certificate:

    • (b) Apportion each practising fee between the District Law Society and the New Zealand Law Society, or provide for the payment of the whole fee to either of them.

    (2) The District Law Society and the New Zealand Law Society shall each be entitled to receive the prescribed portion (if any) of each practising fee.

    (3) On application by any practitioner, the Council of the District Law Society may, if it thinks it just to do so in all the circumstances of the case, refund to him, or waive payment of, the whole or any part of its portion of the fee.

    (4) In this section the term District Law Society means the District Law Society within whose district the fee is payable and received.

    Compare: 1955 No 101 ss 26, 27