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Solicitors (Sole Practitioners)

Volume 941: debated on Wednesday 14 December 1977

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asked the Attorney-General whether he has considered the difficulties of sole practitioners under the Solicitors Practice Rules 1975; and whether he intends to propose any changes.

The Solicitors Practice Rules 1975 were made by the Council of the Law Society with the concurrence of the Master of the Rolls. The needs of sole practitioners were considered when the Rules were made. The Council of the Law Society has power to waive any of the provisions of the Rules in any particular case and in many cases has done so. Neither my noble Friend the

TitleDate of first appearance on Order PaperDate of appearance on effective orders
Draft European Communities (Definition of Treaties) (No. 3) Order 19774th November24th November
Draft European Communities (Definition of Treaties) (No. 4) Order 19774th November24th November
Draft European Communities (Definition of Treaties) (No. 5) Order 197711th November2nd December
Draft European Communities (Definition of Treaties) (No. 6) Order 197715th November
Motion to take note of EEC Document No.:
R/414/76 (Excise duty on cigarettes)10th November14th November
R/1170/77 (seed and plant marketing)15th November
R/3265/76 and R/1961/77 (preservation of birds)17th November
R/1568/77 and R/669/77 (railway costing principles and accounting systems)16th November18th November
R/2147/77, R/2428/77, R/2429/77, R/2434/77, R/2521/77 and R/2642/77 (fisheries)28th November
COM(67)155 (mutual recognition of architectural qualifications)30th November
R/1955/77, R/1959/77, R/2347/77, R/2348/77 and R/2549/77 (energy policy); and R/1901/77, R/1956/77 and R/1958/77 (nuclear energy)7th December