The Legal Services Act 2007 (Chartered Institute of Legal Executives) (Modification of Functions) Order 2014

Nº documento:2014 No. 3234

Statutory Instruments

Legal Services, England And Wales


8 th December 2014

Coming into force in accordance with article

The Lord Chancellor makes the following Order in exercise of the powers conferred by section 64(2) , (3) and (4) , section 69(1) , (4) and (5) , and section 204(3) of the Legal Services Act 2007(1).

In accordance with section 69(2) and (3) of that Act, this Order is made following a recommendation made by the Legal Services Board to which was annexed a draft Order in a form not materially different from this Order.

The Legal Services Board has made the recommendation with the consent required by section 70(1) of that Act and after complying with the requirements in section 70(2) to (5) of that Act.

In accordance with section 206(5) of that Act, a draft of this instrument was laid before Parliament and approved by a resolution of each House of Parliament.

Citation, commencement and interpretation

  1.   (1)  This Order may be cited as the Legal Services Act 2007 (Chartered Institute of Legal Executives) (Modification of Functions) Order 2014 and comes into force on the day after the day on which it is made.

    (2) In this Order—

    “the Act” means the Legal Services Act 2007;

    “CILEx” means the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives(2);

    “CILEx authorised entity” means a partnership (including a limited liability partnership) , company or sole principal authorised by CILEx under the Act to —

    carry on an activity which is a reserved legal activity; or

    provide immigration advice or immigration services;

    “sole principal” includes a person consisting of one individual who is authorised or is required to be authorised by CILEx and one or more other individuals who are not so authorised and are not required to be so authorised.

    Compensation arrangements

  2.   (1)  CILEx may make compensation arrangements(3).

    (2) Any such arrangements may include provision as to—

    (a) the circumstances in which grants or other payments may and may not be made;

    (b) the form and manner in which a compensation claim is to be made;

    (c) the procedure for determining compensation claims; and

    (d) the minimum and maximum amounts payable in respect of a compensation claim.

    (3) Arrangements made by virtue of paragraph (2) may include in particular provision as to—

    (a) the nature of the loss or hardship in relation to which a compensation claim may and may not be made; and

    (b) the nature of any act or omission by a CILEx authorised entity or an employee of such an...

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