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LEGAL PROFESSION UNIFORM LAW APPLICATION ACT 2014 - SECT 3
(1) In this Act--
"appropriate Council" means--
(a) subject to paragraph (b), the
Law Society Council, or
(b) in relation to matters relating to barristers or
former barristers (including an application for a practising certificate to
practise as a barrister)--the Bar Council.
"Bar Association" means the New South Wales Bar Association.
"Bar Council" means the Council of the Bar Association.
"Commissioner for Uniform Legal Services Regulation" means the person
appointed to or acting in the office of the
Commissioner for Uniform Legal Services Regulation established by Part 8.3 of
the Legal Profession Uniform Law as applied in the participating
"committee" includes a subcommittee of a committee.
"costs assessment rules" means rules under Division 7 of Part 7.
"Council" means (except in relation to the Legal Services Council) the
Bar Council or the Law Society Council.
"Fidelity Fund" means the Legal Practitioners Fidelity Fund maintained under
"Law Society" means the Law Society of New South Wales.
"Law Society Council" means the Council of the Law Society.
"Legal Profession Uniform Law (NSW)" means the provisions applying in
this jurisdiction because of section 4.
"Legal Services Council" means the Legal Services Council established by Part
8.2 of the Legal Profession Uniform Law as applied in the participating
"local legal practitioner" means an Australian legal practitioner whose home
jurisdiction is New South Wales.
"local practising certificate" means an Australian practising certificate
issued under the Legal Profession Uniform Law (NSW) to an Australian legal
practitioner whose home jurisdiction under that Law is New South Wales.
"local registration certificate" means an Australian registration certificate
issued under the Legal Profession Uniform Law (NSW) to a person whose home
jurisdiction under that Law is New South Wales.
"local regulations" means the regulations under section 166.
"Manager, Costs Assessment" means the person appointed as Manager, Costs
Assessment under section 93B, and includes a delegate of that person and a
person acting as or exercising the functions of the Manager, Costs Assessment.
"NCAT" means the Civil and Administrative Tribunal of New South Wales.
"NSW Admission Board" means the Legal Profession Admission Board constituted
under Division 1 of Part 3.
"NSW Commissioner" means the person holding office or acting as Legal Services
Commissioner under Division 2 of Part 3.
"Public Purpose Fund" means the fund maintained under section 48.
"Register of Disciplinary Action" --see section 152.
"Secretary" means the Secretary of the Department of Justice.
"this jurisdiction" means the State of New South Wales.
Note : The
Interpretation Act 1987 contains definitions and other provisions that affect
the interpretation and application of this Act.
(2) Terms used in this Act
and also in the Legal Profession Uniform Law (NSW) have the same meanings in
this Act as they have in that Law.
(3) Notes included in this Act do not form
part of this Act.
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