Legal Services Act 2007

When in force, this Act amends the MHA 1983, mainly by replacing references to "counsel" and "solicitor" with "authorised person" (and defining that term).

Amendments

Sch 21 paras 53-60 amend s35, s36, s38, s52, s54, s55 and s78. The changes replace references to "counsel" and "solicitor" with "authorised person" and define that type of person as "a person who, for the purposes of the Legal Services Act 2007, is an authorised person in relation to an activity which constitutes the exercise of a right of audience (within the meaning of that Act".

LEGISLATION DATABASE

Full text: Legislation.gov.uk

Type: UK Public General Act🔍

Year: 2007🔍

Number: 29

Subject: Legislation amending MHA 1983🔍

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