This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.
These regulations, which amend the Legal Services (Quality Assurance) Regulations 2011 (the principal regulations), come into force on the 28th day after the date of their notification in the Gazette.
These regulations correct the principal regulations by removing the words category of proceedings from provisions that refer to an applicant's experience and competence in an area of law or category of proceedings.
These regulations also clarify that an applicant who has the experience and competence to provide legal services or specified legal services for a particular category of criminal proceedings has the experience and competence to provide those services for any lower category of criminal proceedings.
Date of notification in Gazette: 11 August 2011.
These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Justice.