36 1947

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Number 36 of 1947.


SOLICITORS (AMENDMENT) ACT, 1947.


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

Section

1.

Increase of sum payable under section 43 of the Solicitors (Ireland) Act, 1898.

2.

Repeals.

3.

Short title.


Acts Referred to

Solicitors (Ireland) Act, 1898, Amendment Act, 1923

No. 10 of 1923

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Number 36 of 1947.


SOLICITORS (AMENDMENT) ACT, 1947.


AN ACT TO INCREASE THE SUM PAYABLE UNDER SECTION 43 OF THE SOLICITORS (IRELAND) ACT, 1898, AND TO REPEAL IN PART THE SOLICITORS (IRELAND) ACT, 1898, AMENDMENT ACT, 1923 . [10th December, 1947.]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS:—

Increase of sum payable under section 43 of the Solicitors (Ireland) Act, 1898.

1. —The sum payable under section 43 of the Solicitors (Ireland) Act, 1898 (in this Act referred to as the Principal Act), for each certificate referred to in that section and for the previous requisite search and inquiry shall be two pounds.

Repeals.

2. —(1) Paragraphs (b) and (c) of section 1 of the Solicitors (Ireland) Act, 1898, Amendment Act, 1923 (No. 10 of 1923) (in this Act referred to as the Act of 1923), are hereby repealed.

(2) The provisions added to section 29 of the Principal Act by paragraph (b) of section 1 of the Act of 1923 shall, notwithstanding the repeal effected by subsection (1) of this section of the said paragraph (b), continue to apply to any person who, before the 12th day of November, 1947, had left with the Secretary of the Incorporated Law Society of Ireland the documents mentioned in Regulation 1 of the Regulations prescribed on the 11th day of July, 1923, by the Council of the said Society.

Short title.

3. —This Act may be cited as the Solicitors (Amendment) Act, 1947.