Solicitors Act 1837

Anno Regni VICTORI, Britanniarum Regin, Primo. An Act for amending the several Acts for the Regulation of Attornies and Solicitors.

(7 Will. 4 & 1 Vict.) C A P. LVI.

[15th July 1837]

'WHEREAS by an Act passed in the First and Second Years of the Reign of His Majesty KingGeorge the Fourth, intituled , and which was afterwards amended by an Act passed in the Third Year of the Reign of His said Majesty KingGeorge the Fourth, intituled , Provision was made for facilitating the Admission of Graduates of the Universities ofOxford, Cambridge , and Dublin as Attornies and Solicitors of the Courts of Law and Equity, in manner and upon the Conditions in the said Acts mentioned: And whereas since the passing of the said recited Acts a Body Politic and Corporate by the Name of The University of London has been constituted by the Royal Charter of His late Majesty King William the Fourth, and an University has been founded and established in connexion with the Cathedral Church of Durham , under the Authority of an Act passed in the Second and Third Years of the Reign of His said late Majesty, intituled Durhamto appropriate Part of the Property of their Church to the Establishment of an University in connexion therewith, for the Advancement of Learning : And whereas since the passing of the said last-mentioned Act a Royal Charter of Incorporation has been granted to the University of Durham ; and it is expedient that the Provisions of the said first-recited Acts should be extended to Graduates of the said Universities of London and Durham :' Be it therefore enacted by the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliamentassembled, and by the Authority of the same, That from and after the passing of this Act all the Provisions, Regulations, Conditions, and Restrictions in the said recited Acts or either of them contained for or relating to the Admission and Inrolment as Attornies and Solicitors of Persons who had taken or shall thereafter take the Degree of Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Law in any of the Universities ofOxford, Cambridge , and Dublin , shall extend and be applicable to the Admission and Inrolment as Attornies and Solicitors of all Persons who shall have taken or shall take the Degree of Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Law either in the said University of London or in the said University of Durham , as fully and effectually as if the said Body Politic and Corporate called The University of London and the said University of Durham had been respectively constituted and founded at the Time of the passing of the said Acts, and had...

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