Application and interpretation

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Rule 2: Application and interpretation

2.1

These rules apply to:

(a)

solicitors ;

(b)

recognised bodies ;

(c)

RELs or partners of RELs; and

(d)

persons  employed by RELs, their partners, solicitors or recognised bodies,

in any part of the UK.

2.2

The SRA Handbook Glossary 2012 shall apply and, unless the context otherwise requires:

(a)

all italicised terms shall be defined; and

(b)

all terms shall be interpreted,

in accordance with the Glossary.