Civil Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2008

35.

Amendment of section 6 of Solicitors (Amendment) Act 1960.

35.— Section 6 (inserted by section 16 of the Solicitors (Amendment) Act 1994 and amended by section 8 of the Solicitors (Amendment) Act 2002) of the Solicitors (Amendment) Act 1960 is amended by inserting the following after subsection (1A):

“(1B) Where a solicitor member of the Disciplinary Tribunal, during the course of his or her membership of the Disciplinary Tribunal, ceases to be a practising solicitor by virtue of not making an application for a practising certificate, that cesser shall not of itself—

( a) cause the solicitor member to cease to be a solicitor member of the Disciplinary Tribunal, or

( b) prevent the solicitor member from continuing to serve as a solicitor member of the Disciplinary Tribunal for the remainder of his or her appointment or reappointment as a solicitor member of the Disciplinary Tribunal.”.