Lawyers and Conveyancers Amendment Act (No 2) 2012

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Lawyers and Conveyancers Amendment Act (No 2) 2012

Public Act2012 No 105
Date of assent11 December 2012
Commencementsee section 2

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title
  • This Act is the Lawyers and Conveyancers Amendment Act (No 2) 2012.

2 Commencement
  • This Act comes into force on the day after the date on which it receives the Royal assent.

3 Principal Act amended
4 Levy
  • Section 217(2)(a) is amended by omitting the Deputy and substituting each Deputy.

5 Schedule 3 amended

Amendments to Schedule 3

6 Deputy Legal Complaints Review Officer
  • (1) The heading to clause 3 is amended by omitting Officer and substituting Officers.

    (2) Clause 3(1) is amended by omitting a deputy and substituting 2 deputies.

    (3) Clause 3(2) is amended by omitting the Deputy and substituting a Deputy.

    (4) Clause 3 is amended by repealing subclause (3) and substituting the following subclause:

    • (3) Each Deputy Legal Complaints Review Officer is to be appointed in the same manner as the Legal Complaints Review Officer, and sections 190 and 191 and clauses 1 and 2 apply to a Deputy Legal Complaints Review Officer in the same manner as they apply to the Legal Complaints Review Officer.

    (5) Clause 3(4) is amended by omitting the Deputy and substituting each Deputy.

    (6) Clause 3(5) is amended by omitting the Deputy and substituting a Deputy.

7 Remuneration and allowances
  • Clause 4 is amended by omitting the Deputy in each place where it appears and substituting in each case each Deputy.

8 Accommodation and services
  • (1) Clause 5(1) is amended by omitting the Deputy and substituting each Deputy.

    (2) Clause 5(2) is amended by omitting the Deputy Legal Complaints Review Officer or both and substituting a Deputy Legal Complaints Review Officer.

9 Disclosure of information
  • Clause 10(1)(a) is amended by omitting the Deputy and substituting a Deputy.

10 Legal Complaints Review Officer not personally liable
  • Clause 11 is amended by omitting the Deputy and substituting a Deputy.


Legislative history

5 December 2012Divided from Statutes Amendment Bill (No 3) (Bill 349–2) by committee of the whole House, third reading
11 December 2012Royal assent

This Act is administered by the Ministry of Justice.