This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.
These regulations, which come into force the day after notification in the Gazette, amend the Legal Services (Quality Assurance) Regulations 2011 (the principal regulations).
The principal regulations prescribe criteria for people applying for approval to provide various kinds of specified legal services under the Legal Services Act 2011.
These regulations amend the principal regulations so as to prescribe criteria for people applying for approval to provide a further kind of specified legal services—out-of-court legal assistance on matters relating to the Care of Children Act 2004.
The criteria are the same as those already prescribed for specified legal services relating to family law proceedings.
Date of notification in Gazette: 24 October 2013.
These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Justice.