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Orders of the Day — Courts and Legal Services Bill [Lords]: The Council for Licensed Conveyancers (25 Jul 1990)

(9) Subject to any provision made by this section, Schedule (Licensed conveyancers) or any order made by the Lord Chancellor under subsection (8), the provisions of Part II of the Act of 1985 shall, with the necessary modifications, apply with respect to— (a) any application for an advocacy, litigation or probate licence;(b) any such licence;(c) the practice of any licensed conveyancer...

Orders of the Day — Courts and Legal Services Bill [Lords]: General (25 Jul 1990)

1. In this Schedule— "the Act of 1985" means the Administration of Justice Act 1985;"advocacy licence" means a licence issued under section (The Council for Licensed Conveyancers) and constituting the grant by the Council to the licensed conveyancer concerned of a right of audience;"the Council" means the Council for Licensed Conveyancers;"the Discipline and Appeals Committee" means the...

Orders of the Day — Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Scotland) Bill [Lords] (12 Jun 1990)

Lord James Douglas-Hamilton: I will not give way because I am anxious in the short time available to deal with the whole issue of conveyancing. It is important that solicitors should be fairly treated. A vital point is that conveyancing practitioners must offer prospective clients an interview close to home or to the property being conveyed before any instructions are accepted. It must be with a qualified person—that...

Orders of the Day — Courts and Legal Services Bill [Lords]: Regulations About Competence and Conduct etc. of Authorised Practitioners (25 Jul 1990)

Mr John Fraser: I beg to move amendment No. 91, in page 35, line 38, at end add— '( ) requiring that any authorised practitioner who is proposing to provide conveyancing services to the public by appointing a qualified person (as defined in section 34(6)) in private practice to act on its behalf in connection with the provision of those services shall only appoint such a person;(a) where it selects those...

New Clause 2: Restrictions on Conflicts of Interest in Conveyancing (17 Jul 1985)

John Butterfill: I beg to move, That the clause be read a Second time. I rise this afternoon to provoke, I hope, a discussion on the considerable conflicts of interest that could arise from the conveyancing provisions of the Bill. Many hon. Members who are in the Chamber today were members of the Standing Committee and they will be aware of the reservations that I expressed in Committee. I shall itemise some...

Business of the House (27 Feb 2014)

Madeleine Moon: The Law Society has a rigorous conveyancing qualification for solicitors, but some mortgage lenders now require solicitors to undertake the conveyancing qualification scheme run by themselves and have a £5 million bond for negligence rather than the £2 million required by law. May we have a debate on how lenders are adding to the costs of conveyancing, reducing choice for consumers and...

Conveyancing (7 Jun 2016)

Will Quince: ...Friend for his intervention, because he is right: any change that the Government make has to be in association and after consultation with the industry, which is estate agents, solicitors, licensed conveyancers and surveyors—everyone involved. If we do not take them with us, any change will simply not work. Long chains are commonplace in the conveyancing process. They can cause...

Written Answers — Justice: eConveyancing Programme (12 Jun 2007)

Vera Baird: The original approved Business Case for the Electronic Conveyancing Programme (2005) estimated that full implementation would occur by 2013-14 with whole life costs to that date in the range of £270 to £310 million. Land Registry's latest estimate of completion is 2014-15 with a revised estimated cost of about £227 million. The introduction of Electronic Conveyancing in England and Wales...

Written Ministerial Statements — Constitutional Affairs: E-Conveyancing (Progress Report) (16 Jul 2004)

David Lammy: Since the publication of the e-conveyancing consultation report last year, Land Registry has continued to work closely with stakeholders, including potential service providers, to determine the structure of e-conveyancing services in England and Wales. I have recently approved a report by Land Registry on its recommended way forward and copies of a document entitled "Defining the Service"...

Written Ministerial Statements — House of Lords: e-Conveyancing (16 Jul 2004)

Lord Filkin: Since the publication of the e-conveyancing consultation report last year, Land Registry has continued to work closely with stakeholders, including potential service providers, to determine the structure of e-conveyancing services in England and Wales. My honourable friend the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State (Mr David Lammy) has recently approved a report by Land Registry on its...

Clause 15: Qualified Conveyancers (16 Oct 1990)

Lord James Douglas-Hamilton: This group of amendments clarifies the business relationships which can be entered into by independent qualified conveyancers and solicitors. The first amendment fulfils an undertaking that I gave in Committee to my hon. Friend the Member for Eastwood (Mr. Stewart). It prevents an independent qualified conveyancer from acting on an agency basis for persons other than solicitors or other...

Orders of the Day — Courts and Legal Services Bill [Lords]: Power to examine files (25 Jul 1990)

21.—(1) Where the Council is satisfied that it is necessary to do so for the purpose of investigating any complaint made to it— (a) alleging professional misconduct by a licensed conveyancer; or(b) relating to the quality of any professional services provided by a licensed conveyancer, the Council may give notice to the licensed conveyancer or his firm requiring the production or delivery...

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Land Conveyancing (Costs). (15 Jun 1938)

Mr. V. Adams: asked the Attorney-General whether he is aware of the high percentage charge of conveyancing on transactions where the capital sum involved is small; and whether, to facilitate and cheapen conveyancing, he will introduce local land registries associated with each borough council and enable the transaction of conveyancing to be effected by simple contract?

Orders of the Day — Courts and Legal Services Bill [Lords]: Inadequate professional services (25 Jul 1990)

(4) The Council's powers under this paragraph are exercisable in relation to a person who was, at the material time, a licensed conveyancer even though he is no longer a licensed conveyancer and references to a licensed conveyancer in this paragraph and paragraphs 15 to 20, so far as they relate to the exercise of those powers, shall be construed accordingly.

Scottish Parliament: Public Appointments and Public Bodies etc (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3: Section 13 — Scottish Solicitors' Discipline Tribunal and certain practitioners (5 Feb 2003)

Peter Peacock: Amendments 13 and 14 and 41 to 47 are minor technical amendments to clarify the extent of the remit that the bill gives the Scottish Solicitors Discipline Tribunal to deal with complaints against conveyancing and executry practitioners. Sections 13(a) and 13(c) define that remit by reference to section 20 of the Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Scotland) Act 1990, which deals with...

Orders of the Day — House Buyers Bill (16 Dec 1983)

Mr Paddy Ashdown: I am about to deal with that. We must have a governing body. That is another major flaw in the Bill. A governing body needs to do two important things. First, if we are to set up a conveyancing system as proposed it will have to have an interface with solicitors doing the same work. Without the safeguard and standing that a governing body would give conveyancers, solicitors will not be happy...

Deregulation Bill: Third Reading (4 Mar 2015)

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town: ...and the MoJ had envisaged. It was then found that the powers in the Legal Services Act were also not sufficient to make the changes. Without these amendments, the CLC would be able to regulate only conveyancers, which means that a lawyer would have first to train as a conveyancer before being regulated by the CLC for other activities. The other changes which have been mentioned are to...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Electronic Conveyancing: Small Businesses (22 Mar 2017)

John Healey: ..., what assessment he has made of the potential effect of the proposals in the Land Registry's consultation on amending the Land Registration Rules Act 2003 relating to large-scale electronic conveyancing on (a) all small and medium-sized conveyancing companies and (b) small and medium-sized conveyancing companies based in rural areas with poor internet coverage.

Orders of the Day — Administration of Justice Bill [Lords] (16 May 1985)

Richard Ottaway: ...have this right had been put to the vote, the hon. Gentleman might have had a different result. Some of the problems that have been described if banks and building societies are allowed to do conveyancing are problems of conflicts. That has been pointed out by the hon. Member for Ipswich (Mr. Weetch) who gave an example of a solicitor today acting for a borrower and a building society at...

Orders of the Day — Courts and Legal Services Bill [Lords]: Council's intervention powers (25 Jul 1990)

13.—(1) Subject to sub-paragraph (2), the powers conferred by Part II of Schedule 5 to the Act of 1985 (intervention in licensed conveyancer's practice) shall also be exercisable where— (a) the Council is satisfied that a sole licensed conveyancer has abandoned his practice; or(b) the Council is satisfied that a licensed conveyancer has been practising in breach of any condition imposed...


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