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LEGAL PRACTITIONERS AMENDMENT BILL 2002
THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY
FOR THE AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL
(Mr Brendan Smyth)
Amendment Bill 2002
A Bill for
An Act to amend the Legal Practitioners Act
The Legislative Assembly for the Australian Capital Territory enacts as
1 Name of Act
This Act is the Legal Practitioners Amendment Act 2002.
This Act commences on 1 October 2002.
Note The naming and commencement provisions automatically commence
on the notification day (see Legislation Act 2001, s 75).
3 Act amended
This Act amends the Legal Practitioners Act 1970.
4 New section 196A
196A Advertising restriction
(1) A solicitor must not advertise in a way that suggests the solicitor
will not charge costs as between the solicitor and a client if the
client’s litigation is unsuccessful.
an advertisement containing the expression ‘no win, no
Note An example is part of the Act, is not exhaustive and may
extend, but does not limit, the meaning of the provision in which it appears
(see Legislation Act 2001, s 126 and s 132).
(2) For this section:
advertise includes make a statement on the solicitor’s
letterhead or any other document that identifies the solicitor.
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