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Legal Practice Amendment Act, No. 16 of 2017
To amend the Legal Practice Act, 2014, so as to further regulate the establishment of the South African Legal Practice Council; to further regulate the prescription of the areas of jurisdiction of the Provincial Councils; to provide that only practising legal practitioners may perform certain acts or render certain services; to further regulate the composition of the Board; to further regulate the duties of banks in respect of trust accounts; to further regulate the duration of the National Forum on the Legal Profession; to further provide for the functions of the National Forum on the Legal Profession; to further provide for the dissolution date of the law societies; to further provide for the commencement of Chapter 2; and to provide for matters connected therewith.
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