CLS: 2017 AGM & CONFERENCE:

Members are advised that the Society’s upcoming AGM and Conference takes place on 10 & 11 Nov 2017 at THE VENUE@Hemingways, below are links to the documents pertinent to the event:

Programme & Agenda:
Final Program and Agenda

Working Session Documents:
1 Provisions Common to General Meetings
2 Transcript-Minute of 2016 AGM CT
3 Report by the Acting President CLS
4 Finance Motion Incl Financials and Budget
5 Disc Pt Court Management Sys DOJ
7 LSSA Co-Chairs Rep
8 AIIF Report

Legal Practice Act Session:
LPA Amendment Bill Approved by JPC
LPA NF Final Timelines
LPA NF Recomm to Minister

 

ATTORNEYS’ ACT 53 OF 1979 AND RELEVANT AMENDMENTS:

  1. Attorneys Act 53 of 1979
  2. Attorneys Amendment Act 40 of 2014 effective 29052015
  3. Amendment to Regulations Annexure B FFC App Form Sep2015

 

BILLS:

  1. Court of Law Amendment Bill: 2016-CourtsOfLawBill-Final

 

CAPE LAW SOCIETY GUIDELINES:

  1. Non Litigious Guideline as amended Jul 2012
  2. CLS Attorney Lien E
  3. CLS Compliance with contractual obligations
  4. CLS Conduct Criminal Law Matters
  5. CLS Conduct of administrations ito s74 E
  6. CLS Conduct personal injury claims E
  7. CLS Guidance for Proper Conduct of Property Law Matters
  8. CLS Guideline – Contingency fee E
  9. CLS Guideline Dealing with the Public and Trust Monies
  10. CLS Guideline for Principals of Candidate Attorneys
  11. CLS Guideline Undertakings by Attorneys
  12. CLS Recommended Procedure for Section 78(2A) Investments
  13. CLS Guidance Note on FAIS

 

CERTIFICATION OF DOCUMENTS – REGULATIONS
Rules Regulations of a Commissioner of Oaths

 

CIRCULARS/NOTICES:
National Treasurey – Circular iro Central Supplier Database

 

CONVEYANCING GUIDELINES – EFFECTIVE 01 MAY 2017

  1. A CONVEYANCING CONVENTIONAL Effective 01052017
  2. B SECTIONAL TITLES Effective 01052017
  3. C INTERPROVINCIAL APPORTIONMENT OF FEES (Conventional Deeds) Efffective 010517
  4. D INTERPROVINCIAL APPORTIONMENT OF FEES (Sectional Titles) Effective 01052017
  5. E APPORTIONMENT OF FEES (Wasted Costs) 2017
  6. F CONVEYANCING (ALIENATION OF LAND ACT) Effective 01052017

 

LODGING A COMPLAINT WITH THE CAPE LAW SOCIETY:

  1. Click on link to access Complaints Submission Form: 1 CLS Complaint Submission Form
  2. 2 CLS Public Disciplinary Complaints Guideline E
  3. 3 CLS Public Disciplinary Guide to Disciplinary Procedure E

 

REGISTERING A COMPLAINT WITH THE MASTER OF THE HIGH COURT, CAPE TOWN, via THE CAPE LAW SOCIETY:

  1. Click on link below to access form to be completed in order to register an Estate query with the MASTER OF THE HIGH COURT, CAPE TOWN:
    Form to Register an Estate Query with the Master of the High Court Cape Town via the Cape Law Society_distributed_0005

 

FINANCIAL INTELLIGENCE CENTRE ACT (FICA)

  1. Organisations Already Registered with FIC – What To Do Once Org ID is Received:
    Already Reg Organisations with Org ID What To Do
  2. Not Registered with FIC – Step by Step Guide to Use goAML:
    Registering on GOaml System

 

TRUST ACCOUNT AUDITS:

  1. IRBA Guide – Engagement with Attorney’s Trust Accounts
    https://www.irba.co.za/upload/Revised%20Guide%20for%20RAs_Engagements%20on%20Attorneys%20Trust%20Accounts%202016.pdf

 

LEGAL PRACTICE ACT:

  1. Legal Practice Act in Searchable pdf format gg3802

 

RISK ALERT BULLETINS FROM THE ATTORNEYS’ INDEMNITY INSURANCE FUND:

  1. AIIF Risk Alert Bulletin 2017

 

RULES FOR THE ATTORNEYS PROFESSION: EFFECTIVE 1 MARCH 2016

  1. Rules for the Attorneys’ Profession (these Rules replaced the Cape Law Society Rules in entirety): RulesForTheAttorneysProfessionMar2016