Lawyers and Conveyancers Act 2006

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Functions

65 Regulatory functions

The regulatory functions of the New Zealand Law Society are—

(a)

to control and regulate the practice in New Zealand by barristers and by barristers and solicitors of the profession of the law:

(b)

to uphold the fundamental obligations imposed on lawyers who provide regulated services in New Zealand:

(c)

to monitor and enforce the provisions of this Act, and of any regulations and rules made under it, that relate to the regulation of lawyers:

(d)

to monitor and enforce, throughout the period specified in any order made under section 390, the provisions of this Act, and of any regulations and rules made under it, that relate to the regulation of conveyancers:

(e)

to assist and promote, for the purpose of upholding the rule of law and facilitating the administration of justice in New Zealand, the reform of the law.

Compare: 1982 No 123 s 4