No. S 206
Legal Profession Act
Legal Profession (Solicitors’ Accounts) (Amendment) Rules 2007
1. These Rules may be cited as the Legal Profession (Solicitors’ Accounts) (Amendment) Rules 2007 and shall come into operation on 15th May 2007.
2. Rule 8 of the Legal Profession (Solicitors’ Accounts) Rules (R 8) is amended —
by inserting, immediately after the words “cash cheque” in paragraph (3), the words “or a bearer cheque”; and
by deleting paragraph (4) and substituting the following paragraphs:
“(4) No money shall be drawn from a client account by a cash cheque or a bearer cheque except with the leave of a Judge of the High Court.
(4A) No money shall be drawn from a client account by means of any —
automated teller machine;
telephone banking service; or
online banking service.”.
[G.N. Nos. S 466/2001; S 109/2004; S 660/2006]
[LS/52A/07; AG/LEG/SL/161/2002/1 Vol. 6]