2005 No. 2305
LEGAL SERVICES, ENGLAND AND WALES
The Conditional Fee Agreements (Revocation) Regulations 2005
||9th August 2005|| |
Laid before Parliament
||19th August 2005|| |
Coming into force
||1st November 2005|| |
The Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred upon the Lord Chancellor by sections 58(3)(c), 58A(3), 119 and 120(3) of the Courts and Legal Services Act 1990 and now vested in him makes the following Regulations:
Citation and commencement
These Regulations may be cited as the Conditional Fee Agreements (Revocation) Regulations 2005 and shall come into force on 1st November 2005.
Subject to regulation 3, the Conditional Fee Agreements Regulations 2000 (the "CFA Regulations"), the Collective Conditional Fee Agreements Regulations 2000 (the "CCFA Regulations"), the Conditional Fee Agreements (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2003, and the Conditional Fee Agreements (Miscellaneous Amendments) (No. 2) Regulations 2003 are revoked.
Savings and transitional provisions
—(1) The CFA Regulations shall continue to have effect for the purposes of a conditional fee agreement entered into before 1st November 2005.
(2) Paragraph (1) shall apply in relation to a collective conditional fee agreement as if there were substituted for a reference to the CFA Regulations a reference to the CCFA Regulations.
Catherine. M. Ashton
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State Department for Constitutional Affairs
Date 9th August 2005
(This note is not part of the Regulations)
These Regulations revoke the Conditional Fee Agreements Regulations 2000 (S.I. 2000/692), the Collective Conditional Fee Agreements Regulations 2000 (S.I. 2000/2988), the Conditional Fee Agreements (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2003 (S.I.2003/1240) and the Conditional Fee Agreements (Miscellaneous Amendments) (No. 2) Regulations 2003 (S.I. 2003/3344) in respect of conditional fee agreements and collective conditional fee agreements entered into on or after 1st November 2005.
Parties may enter into Conditional Fee Agreements and Collective Conditional Fee Agreements on or after that date based on the primary legislation.
1990 c.41. Section 58 was substituted and section 58A inserted by the Access to Justice Act 1999 (c.22), section 27. Section 119 is cited because of the definition of "prescribed".back
Article 4, Schedule 1 and paragraph 8(1)(c) of Schedule 2 of the Secretary of State for Constitutional Affairs Order 2003 (S.I. 2003/1887).back
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