Law Practitioners Fees Regulations 1978

  • revoked
  • Law Practitioners Fees Regulations 1978: revoked, on 31 July 2008, by clause 3 of the Law Practitioners Fees Regulations Revocation Order 2008 (SR 2008/193).

Reprint
as at 31 July 2008

Law Practitioners Fees Regulations 1978

(SR 1978/313)

  • Law Practitioners Fees Regulations 1978: revoked, on 31 July 2008, by clause 3 of the Law Practitioners Fees Regulations Revocation Order 2008 (SR 2008/193).


Note

Changes authorised by section 17C of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989 have been made in this eprint.

A general outline of these changes is set out in the notes at the end of this eprint, together with other explanatory material about this eprint.

These regulations are administered in the Department of Justice.


PURSUANT to the Law Practitioners Act 1955, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting by and with the advice and consent of the Executive Council, and on the recommendation of the Council of the New Zealand Law Society, hereby makes the following regulations.

1 Title and commencement
  • (1) These regulations may be cited as the Law Practitioners Fees Regulations 1978.

    (2) These regulations shall come into force on the 7th day after the date of their notification in the Gazette.

2 Interpretation
  • In these regulations, unless the context otherwise requires,—

    The Act means the Law Practitioners Act 1955

    District Law Society, in relation to any fee, means the District Law Society within whose district the fee is payable and received.

3 Fees prescribed
  • The several fees specified in the Schedule to these regulations shall be paid for the matters therein specified.

4 Application of fees
  • (1) Subject to subclause (2) of this regulation, the District Law Society shall be entitled to receive all practising fees (in addition to all admission fees as provided by section 12(2) of the Act).

    (2) The New Zealand Law Society shall be entitled to receive $145 of each practising fee.

    Regulation 4(2) was amended, as from 20 December 1979, by regulation 2 Law Practitioners Fees Regulations 1978, Amendment No 1 (SR 1979/266) and was further amended, as from 24 December 1980, by regulation 2 Law Practitioners Fees Regulations 1978, Amendment No 2 (SR 1980/271) and was further amended, as from 1 January 1982, by regulation 2 Law Practitioners Fees Regulations 1978, Amendment No 3 (SR 1981/331) by substituting the expression $145 for the expression $120.

5 Revocations and saving
  • (1) The following regulations are hereby revoked, namely—

    • (a) The Law Practitioners Fees Regulations 19721:

    • (b) The Law Practitioners Fees Regulations 1972, Amendment No 32:

    • (c) The Law Practitioners Fees Regulations 1972, Amendment No 43.

    (2) Notwithstanding the provisions of these regulations, the fee payable for any practising certificate that, subject to section 24 of the Act, is in force until the 31st day of January 1979, and the manner in which any such fee shall be apportioned and applied, shall be determined as if these regulations had not been made.


Schedule
Fees

  • Schedule was amended, as from 20 December 1979, by regulation 3 Law Practitioners Fees Regulations 1978, Amendment No 1 (SR 1979/266) and was further amended, as from 24 December 1980, by regulation 3 Law Practitioners Fees Regulations 1978, Amendment No 2 (SR 1980/271) and was further amended, as from 1 January 1982, by regulation 3 Law Practitioners Fees Regulations 1978, Amendment No 3 (SR 1981/331) by substituting the expression $190 for the expression $165 and by substituting the expression $5 for the expression 1.50.

Admission Fees$
For admission as a barrister or as a solicitor or as a barrister and as a solicitor...................................................................
125.00
Provided that — 
(a)Where a candidate has been admitted under paragraph (a) of section 6(1) of the Act as a barrister only or under paragraph (a) of section 7(1) of the Act as a solicitor only and has paid the fee then prescribed in respect of his admission as a barrister or as a solicitor, that candidate shall not be liable to pay any further admission fee if he is subsequently admitted to the other branch of the profession: 
(b)Subject to paragraph (a) of this proviso, where a candidate is admitted as a barrister under paragraph (b), or paragraph (c), or paragraph (d), or paragraph (e) of section 6(1) of the Act, the admission fee shall be reduced to...................................................................
15.75
(c)Subject to paragraph (a) of this proviso, where a candidate is admitted as a solicitor under paragraph (b) or paragraph (c) of section 7(1) of the Act, the admission fee shall be reduced to...................................................................
15.75
Practising Fees 
For every practising certificate as a barrister and solicitor$190.00
Provided that no fee shall be payable if the practitioner is the holder of a practising certificate as a solicitor which expires on the same date. 
For every practising certificate as a solicitor$190.00
Provided that no fee shall be payable if the practitioner is the holder of a practising certificate as a barrister which expires on the same date. 
Court Fee 
For the issue of every practising certificate$5
Restoration Fee 
For every restoration of the name of a practitioner to the roll of barristers or to the roll of solicitors or to both rolls...................................................................
21.00

P G MILLEN,

Clerk of the Executive Council.

Explanatory Note

This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.

These regulations prescribe the admission fees, practising fees, and restoration fee payable under the Law Practitioners Act 1955, and the Court fee payable for the issue of a practising certificate.

Each practising fee is increased from $115 to $125. The New Zealand Law Society is to receive $80 of each such fee. The appropriate District Law Society is to receive the balance of $45.

The practising fees, and the apportionment and application of the practising fees in respect of the current year (which extends until 31 January 1979), are not affected.


Issued under the authority of the Regulations Act 1936.

Date of notification in Gazette: 7 December 1978.


Contents

  • 1General

  • 2About this eprint

  • 3List of amendments incorporated in this eprint (most recent first)


Notes
1 General
  • This is an eprint of the Law Practitioners Fees Regulations 1978. It incorporates all the amendments to the Law Practitioners Fees Regulations 1978 as at 31 July 2008. The list of amendments at the end of these notes specifies all the amendments incorporated into this eprint since 3 September 2007. Relevant provisions of any amending enactments that contain transitional, savings, or application provisions are also included, after the Principal enactment, in chronological order.

2 About this eprint
  • This eprint has not been officialised. For more information about officialisation, please see Making online legislation official under Status of legislation on this site in the About section of this website.

3 List of amendments incorporated in this eprint (most recent first)

  • 1 SR 1972/109

  • 2 SR 1975/299

  • 3 SR 1977/274