Partnerships (Law Practitioners) Order 1982

  • revoked
  • Partnerships (Law Practitioners) Order 1982: revoked, on 2 May 2008, by section 118(b) of the Limited Partnerships Act 2008 (2008 No 1).

Reprint
as at 2 May 2008

Partnerships (Law Practitioners) Order 1982

(SR 1982/120)

  • Partnerships (Law Practitioners) Order 1982: revoked, on 2 May 2008, by section 118(b) of the Limited Partnerships Act 2008 (2008 No 1).


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.

This order is administered in the Department of Justice.


PURSUANT to section 456(1)(a) of the Companies Act 1955, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting by and with the advice and consent of the Executive Council, hereby makes the following order.

1 Title and commencement
  • (1) This order may be cited as the Partnerships (Law Practitioners) Order 1982.

    (2) This order shall come into force on the 14th day after the date of its notification in the Gazette.

2 Maximum number of members of partnership of law practitioners
  • For the purposes of section 456(1) of the Companies Act 1955, the practice of law is hereby declared to be a profession that is not customarily carried on by a body corporate.

P G MILLEN,

Clerk of the Executive Council.

Explanatory note

This note is not part of the order, but is intended to indicate its general effect.

This order declares that, for the purposes of section 456(1) of the Companies Act 1955 the practice of law is a profession that is not customarily carried on by a body corporate. The effect of the order is that a partnership of persons practising law may now have up to 50 members (instead of up to 25).


Issued under the authority of the Regulations Act 1936.

Date of notification in Gazette: 20 May 1982.


Contents

  • 1General

  • 2About this eprint

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


Notes
1 General
  • This is an eprint of the Partnerships (Law Practitioners) Order 1982. It incorporates all the amendments to the Partnerships (Law Practitioners) Order 1982 as at 2 May 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)