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LEGAL PROFESSION UNIFORM LAW APPLICATION ACT 2014 - SECT 3

Definitions

    (1)     In this Act—

"advocate member", of the Victorian Legal Services Board—see section 62(1)(a);

"approved clerk" means a person approved under section 88;

"Costs Court" means the Costs Court established under Division 2B of Part 2 of the Supreme Court Act 1986 ;

"General Account" means the General Account in the Public Purpose Fund—see section 135(a);

"Law Institute" means the Law Institute of Victoria Limited ACN 075 475 731;

"Legal Costs Committee" means the Legal Costs Committee continued under section 92;

S. 3(1) def. of Legal Profession Uniform Framework amended by No. 8/2015 s. 4.

"Legal Profession Uniform Framework" means the uniform framework for regulation of the legal profession as described in the Intergovernmental Agreement or any uniform or national framework for regulation of the legal profession that succeeds that framework;

"Legal Profession Uniform Law (Victoria)" means the provisions applying in this jurisdiction because of section 4;

"Liability Committee" means the Legal Practitioners' Liability Committee continued under section 100;

"Liability Fund" means the Legal Practitioners' Liability Fund maintained by the Liability Committee under section 114(1);

"local professional association" means the following professional associations—

        (a)     the Law Institute; and

        (b)     the Victorian Bar;

"non-advocate member", of the Victorian Legal Services Board—see section 62(1)(b);

S. 3(1) def. of police officer substituted by No. 37/2014 s. 10(Sch. item 95.1).

"police officer" has the same meaning as in the Victoria Police Act 2013 ;

"Public Purpose Fund" means the fund maintained under section 133;

"Victorian Bar" means Victorian Bar Inc, an association incorporated under the Associations Incorporation Reform Act 2012 ;

"Victorian Commissioner" means the Victorian Legal Services Commissioner appointed under section 51;

"Victorian Legal Admissions Board" means the body established by section 19;

"Victorian Legal Services Board" means the body continued under section 28.

    (2)     Terms used in this Act and also in the Legal Profession Uniform Law (Victoria) have the same meanings in this Act as they have in that Law.

Part 2—Application of Uniform Law

Division 1—General application provisions



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