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LEGAL RULES, REGULATIONS AND REFERENCES

Presented below are a list of various acts and instruments together with some googled links to legislation relating to Solicitor's Accounts and costs which you may find helpful. These links are not an exhaustive list of such rules and regulations nor is any warranty given that they are in any way complete or up to date. This list was prepared in early December 2004 and revised slightly in March 2006. We recommend that you consider using or Links page to source other information. The Law Society is always willing to help.

Principal Sources

Attornies and Solicitors (Ireland) Act, 1849

Attornies and Solicitors Act, 1870

Solicitors' Remuneration General Order, 1884

The Legal Practitioners' (Ireland), Act 1876

Solicitors' Remuneration Act, 1881

Supreme Court and High Court (Fees) Order, 2003 (S.I. No. 89 of 2003)

Rules of the Superior Courts 1986 (S. I. No.15 of 1986)

The Solicitor's (Amendment ) Act,

The Courts and Court Officers Act, 1995


Other Sources

SI No. 304/1984: THE SOLICITORS' ACCOUNTS REGULATIONS No. 2 OF ... ... is not satisfied as aforesaid the matters in respect of which he is not so satisfied and also reporting the balance on the solicitor's client account and any ...

SI No. 51/1961: SOLICITORS' ACCOUNTS (AMENDMENT) REGULATIONS, 1961 ...

... not satisfied as aforesaid, the matters in respect of which he is not so satisfied ; and also certifying the balance on the solicitor's client account and any ...

SI No. 193/1966: SOLICITORS' ACCOUNTS (AMENDMENT No. 2) ...

... required to do more than:—. (a) make a general test examination of the books of account of the solicitor,. (b) satisfy himself that a ...
www.irishstatutebook.ie/ZZSI193Y1966.html - 21k - Cached - Similar pages

SI No. 108/1995: SOLICITORS (INTEREST ON CLIENTS' MONEYS) ...

... 4. Where money is received by a solicitor for or on account of a client, the client (without prejudice to any other legal remedy) may refer, or may require the ...
www.irishstatutebook.ie/ZZSI108Y1995.html - 12k - Cached - Similar pages

SI No. 44/1967: SOLICITORS' ACCOUNTS REGULATIONS, 1967.

... " client's money " means money which a solicitor receives as a solicitor or agent or in connection with his practice as a solicitor on account of some other ...
www.irishstatutebook.ie/ZZSI44Y1967.html - 36k - Cached - Similar pages

SI No. 204/1984: SOLICITORS' ACCOUNTS REGULATIONS 1984.

... "Client's Money" shall mean money held or received by a solicitor on account of a ... 10. (1) Every solicitor shall at all times keep proper books of account—. ...
www.irishstatutebook.ie/ZZSI204Y1984.html - 66k - Cached - Similar pages

SI No. 405/1986: SOLICITORS PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE, CONDUCT AND ...

... means money which a solicitor receives as a solicitor or agent (excluding stakeholder) or in connection with his practice as a solicitor on account of some ...
www.irishstatutebook.ie/ZZSI405Y1986.html - 14k - Cached - Similar pages

SOLICITORS (AMENDMENT) ACT, 1994 SECTION 76

... particulars of and information as to moneys received, held, controlled or paid by him arising from his practice as a solicitor, for or on account of a client ...
www.irishstatutebook.ie/ZZA27Y1994S76.html - 16k - Cached - Similar pages

SOLICITORS (AMENDMENT) ACT, 1994 SECTION 2

... "clients' moneys" means moneys received, held or controlled by a solicitor arising from his practice as a solicitor for or on account of a client or clients ...
www.irishstatutebook.ie/ZZA27Y1994S2.html - 9k - Cached - Similar pages

CHARITIES ACT, 1961 SECTION 44

... 44.—The Board may order the bill of costs claimed by a solicitor on account of business conducted or transacted by him on behalf of a charity, or the ...

SI No. 421/2001: Solicitors Accounts Regulations, 2001

... or controlled by him or her as agent, bailee, stakeholder, trustee or in any other capacity, including moneys received by the solicitor on account of outlays ...
www.irishstatutebook.ie/ZZSI421Y2001.html - 101k - Cached - Similar pages

SOLICITORS (AMENDMENT) ACT, 1994 SECTION 28

... ( a ) that no bank shall, without leave of the Court, make any payment out of an account in the name of the solicitor or his firm; ...
www.irishstatutebook.ie/ZZA27Y1994S28.html - 11k - Cached - Similar pages

No. 67/1927: FISHERIES ACT, 1925 (ACCOUNTS AND AUDIT) ORDER, 1927.

... paid by Treasurer, Orders outstanding at the close of the Account, Total Amount ... Net Amount), National Health and Unemployment Insurance, Solicitor's Costs, Expenses ...
www.irishstatutebook.ie/ZZSI67Y1927.html - 101k - Cached - Similar pages

SOLICITORS (AMENDMENT) ACT, 2002 SECTION 3

... the solicitor at such bank or banks (or any documents relating thereto) and to obtain from such bank or banks copies of such documents relating to such account ...
www.irishstatutebook.ie/ZZA19Y2002S3.html - 7k - Cached - Similar pages

SI No. 92/1961: RULES OF HIGH COURT AND SUPREME COURT HIGH COURT ...

... on an affidavit of the secretary or other officer of the Society duly authorised entitled in the matter of the solicitor to whose banking account or to whose ...
www.irishstatutebook.ie/ZZSI92Y1961.html - 29k - Cached - Similar pages

SI No. 507/1997: SOLICITORS (PRACTISING CERTIFICATE 1998) ...

... whith any order or regulation made thereunder, including the Solicitors Accounts Regulaitons No. ... are fit to carry on the practice of a solicitor, having regard ...
www.irishstatutebook.ie/ZZSI507Y1997.html - 38k - Cached - Similar pages

SOLICITORS (AMENDMENT) ACT, 1960 SECTION 20

... ( a ) that no banking company shall, without leave of the High Court, make any payment out of a banking account in the name of the solicitor or his firm, or: ...
www.irishstatutebook.ie/ZZA37Y1960S20.html - 7k - Cached - Similar pages

SOLICITORS (AMENDMENT) ACT, 1994 SECTION 32

... of any personal representative under that section, the right to operate or otherwise deal with any client account in the name of the deceased solicitor or his ...
www.irishstatutebook.ie/ZZA27Y1994S32.html - 10k - Cached - Similar pages

SOLICITORS (AMENDMENT) ACT, 2002 SECTION 9

... in making any such order, the Disciplinary Tribunal shall take account of any finding of misconduct on the part of the respondent solicitor previously made by ...

SI No. 165/1960: SOLICITORS' REMUNERATION GENERAL ORDER, 1960.

... 3, 0. 8. Perusing accounts and rentals—per hour ... .. ... 7, 6. 12. Attendance in the solicitor's office—for the first half hour, 1, 0, 0. 13. ...
www.irishstatutebook.ie/ZZSI165Y1960.html - 23k - Cached - Similar pages

SOLICITORS (AMENDMENT) ACT, 1994 SECTION 29

... the amount of the grant, be subrogated— (I) to any rights or remedies to which that client was entitled on account of the loss against the solicitor or any ...
www.irishstatutebook.ie/ZZA27Y1994S29.html - 16k - Cached - Similar pages

SI No. 349/1995: SOLICITORS (PRACTISING CERTIFICATES 1996) ...

... Section B — Solicitors Accounts Regulations No. 2 of 1984. [Part I of this Section must be completed by a solicitor who is practising in a solicitor's ...
www.irishstatutebook.ie/ZZSI349Y1995.html - 40k - Cached - Similar pages

SI No. 383/2000: PROMPT PAYMENT OF ACCOUNTS ACT, 1997 (AMENDMENT ...

... Chief State Solicitor's Office. ... They are necessary to take account of changes, which have come about since the Act came into operation on 2 January 1998. ...
www.irishstatutebook.ie/ZZSI383Y2000.html - 49k - Cached - Similar pages

SOLICITORS (AMENDMENT) ACT, 1960

... 1960 37 32. Provisions in relation to certain accounts kept by a solicitor at a bank. ... b ) the sum at the credit of the client account kept by the solicitor at a ...
www.irishstatutebook.ie/1960_37.html - 76k - Cached - Similar pages

SI No. 286/1970: SOLICITORS' REMUNERATION GENERAL ORDER, 1970.

... (No sum of less than £1 yearly rent to be taken into account in any case). ... One-half the amount payable to the Lessors Solicitor, but not less in any case ...
www.irishstatutebook.ie/ZZSI286Y1970.html - 36k - Cached - Similar pages

SI No. 467/1999: THE SOLICITORS ACTS, 1954 TO 1994 SOLICITORS ...

... by me, as shall, in the opinion of the Society (taking into account the maximum ... against losses that would be provided to a client of a solicitor (in respect of ...
www.irishstatutebook.ie/ZZSI467Y1999.html - 60k - Cached - Similar pages

SI No. 15/1986: THE RULES OF THE SUPERIOR COURTS

... XIX. Change of solicitor. 266. XX. ... XXIV. Payment of unclaimed dividends and unapplied or undistributable balances into The Companies Liquidation Account. 305. XXV ...
www.irishstatutebook.ie/ZZSI15Y1986.html - 101k - Cached - Similar pages

SOLICITORS (AMENDMENT) ACT, 1960 SECTION 21

... the amount of the grant, be subrogated—: (I) to any rights or remedies to which the grantee was entitled on account of the loss against the solicitor or any ...
www.irishstatutebook.ie/ZZA37Y1960S21.html - 10k - Cached - Similar pages

SOLICITORS (AMENDMENT) ACT, 1960

SOLICITORS (AMENDMENT) ACT, 1960. ...
www.irishstatutebook.ie/ZZA37Y1960.html - 9k -

SOLICITORS (AMENDMENT) ACT, 1994

... 74 Restriction on the withdrawal of a solicitor from a case. 75 Extension of list of approved institutions. 76 Regulations for accounts (section 66 of ...
www.irishstatutebook.ie/ZZA27Y1994.html - 14k - Cached - Similar pages

CHARITIES ACT, 1961

... 14 Audit of Accounts. 15 Report. 16 Restriction on payment by Board of solicitor's costs. 17 Indemnity of Board and persons acting under their direction. ...
www.irishstatutebook.ie/ZZA17Y1961.html - 12k - Cached - Similar pages

SOLICITORS (AMENDMENT) ACT, 1994 SECTION 68

... (4) Subsection (3) of this section shall not operate to prevent a solicitor from agreeing with a client at any time that an amount on account of charges shall ...
www.irishstatutebook.ie/ZZA27Y1994S68.html - 11k - Cached - Similar pages

CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACT, 1984

... 4. Detention after arrest. 5. Access to solicitor and notification of detention. ... Inferences from Accused's Failure to Account for Certain Matters. 18. ...
www.irishstatutebook.ie/1984_22.html - 77k - Cached - Similar pages

CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACT, 1993

... the purposes of this section the means of a person, the court shall take into account his financial ... ( a ) by delivering it to him or to his solicitor,: ( b ) by ...
www.irishstatutebook.ie/1993_6.html - 36k - Cached - Similar pages

CIVIL LEGAL AID ACT, 1995

... the provision of legal aid or advice in any case, take into account all factors ... other expenses paid to the staff of the Board and to any solicitor or barrister ...
www.irishstatutebook.ie/1995_32.html - 97k - Cached - Similar pages

SI No. 138/1974: SOLICITORS ACT, 1954 (APPRENTICESHIP AND ...

... On that account, it is visualised that the introduction of an improved syllabus in ... practical aspects as they apply in the everyday work of a solicitor's office ...
www.irishstatutebook.ie/ZZSI138Y1974.html - 58k - Cached - Similar pages

PROMPT PAYMENT OF ACCOUNTS ACT, 1997

PROMPT PAYMENT OF ACCOUNTS ACT, 1997. 1997 33. PURCHASERS. ACC Bank plc. ... Chester Beatty Library. Chief State Solicitor's Office. An Chomhairle Leabharlanna. ...
www.irishstatutebook.ie/gen701997a.html - 21k - Cached - Similar pages

SOLICITORS ACT, 1954

... ( b ) permit his name to be made use of, in business carried on by him as a solicitor, upon the account, or for the profit of, an unqualified person, or: ...
www.irishstatutebook.ie/1954_36.html - 101k - Cached - Similar pages

SI No. 57/1996: ETHICS IN PUBLIC OFFICE (DESIGNATED POSITIONS IN ...

05/02/1924: LAND PURCHASE ACTS.

... Before drafting the Allocation Schedule the solicitor should have :—. (a) The Owner's, or his agent's, last account or particulars of all outgoings paid or ...
www.irishstatutebook.ie/ZZSIV14PG171.html - 53k - Cached - Similar pages

SI No. 273/1996: CIVIL LEGAL AID REGULATIONS, 1996.

... and in considering these matters the Board shall take account of any views expressed by local and ... (2) In deciding whether the services of a solicitor should be ...
www.irishstatutebook.ie/ZZSI273Y1996.html - 89k - Cached - Similar pages

SI No. 30/1961: SOLICITORS (DISCIPLINARY COMMITTEE) RULES 1961.

... me as a solicitor. (2) All clients' moneys and trust moneys for which I am now accountable have been dealt with in accordance with the Solicitors' Accounts ...
www.irishstatutebook.ie/ZZSI30Y1961.html - 59k - Cached - Similar pages

SI No. 312/1995: THE SOLICITORS ACTS, 1954 TO 1994 (PROFESSIONAL ...

... Assigned Risks Pool pursuant to Regulation 7 (d) and (e), the solicitor concerned shall ... to the minimum level of cover in a separate deposit account opened and ...
www.irishstatutebook.ie/ZZSI312Y1995.html - 97k - Cached - Similar pages

MENTAL HEALTH ACT, 2001

... 47. Accounts and audits of Commission. ... "Inspector" shall be construed in accordance with section 50; "legal representative" means a barrister or a solicitor; ...
www.irishstatutebook.ie/2001_25.html - 101k - Cached - Similar pages

CRIMINAL EVIDENCE ACT, 1992

... a legal aid (preliminary examination) certificate and to have a solicitor and counsel ... satisfied that he is capable of giving an intelligible account of events ...
www.irishstatutebook.ie/1992_12.html - 67k - Cached - Similar pages

05/02/1924: THE LAND PURCHASE ACTS

... A land agent, solicitor, or land clerk nominated by the immediate landlord, or in ... payment already received by such person from the landlord on account thereof. ...
www.irishstatutebook.ie/ZZSIV14PG57.html - 101k - Cached - Similar pages

SI No. 33/1955: SOLICITORS ACT, 1954. SOLICITORS' (DISCIPLINARY ...

... have been dealt with in accordance with the Solicitors' Accounts Regulations now in force. Form DC 5. Form of notice by Clerk to Solicitor, requiring answering ...

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