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Attorneys and Matters Relating to Rules of Court Amendment Act, No. 115 of 1998

Long title


To amend the Attorneys Act, 1979, so as to limit liability of the Attorneys Fidelity Fund; to insert transitional provisions relating to liability of the Attorneys Fidelity Fund for investments; to extend the jurisdiction of the Attorneys Fidelity Fund to practitioners in the areas of the former Republics of Bophuthatswana and Venda; to further regulate the filling of a vacancy on the council of a society; and to empower the Law Society of the Transvaal to exercise certain powers in respect of practitioners practising in the areas of the former Republics of Bophuthatswana and Venda; to amend certain laws; to make fresh provision with regard to the Rules of the High Court in the areas of the former Republics of Transkei, Bophuthatswana, Venda and Ciskei; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

Table of contents

SECTION TITLE
1. Amendment of section 47 of Act 53 of 1979
2. Insertion of section 47A in Act 53 of 1979
3. Substitution of section 55 of Act 53 of 1979...
4. Amendment of section 62 of Act 53 of 1979
5. Insertion of section 84A in Act 53 of 1979
6. Savings and amendment of certain provisions
7. Short title and commencement
Sch. SCHEDULE. (LAWS AMENDED BY SECTION 6(4)) [s6]

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