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Consultation Responses

Below are the CLC’s responses to consultations by other organisations.

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April 2024 – Submission to DLUHC Select Committee Inquiry into Home Buying and Selling 

April 2024 – Letter to the Chief Executive of the Legal Services Board on the operation of Internal Governance Rules

April 2024 – CLC Response to a Faculty Office Consultation March on Supervision

December 2023 – CLC Response to OLC Consultation on its Draft 2024-27 Strategy and 2024/25 Business Plan and Budget

November 2023 – CLC Response to the LSB Consultation on draft section 112 Requirements, Guidance and policy statement for approved regulators in relation to first-tier complaints

October 2023 – CLC Response to LSB Consultation on Draft Guidance on Promotion of Technology and Innovation

September 2023 – CLC Response to HM Treasury Consultation Reform of the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Terrorism Financing Supervisory Regime

September 2023 CLC submission to CMA call for evidence on unregulated legal services

February 2023 – LSB Consultation on its Budget and Business Plan for 2023-24

December 2022 – OLC Consultation on its Budget and Business Plan for 2023-24

April 2022  – OLC Consultation on Scheme Rules Changes

February 2022 – DLUHC Consultation on Leasehold Reform

February 2022 – CLC Response to LSB Consultation on its draft Business Plan 2022-23

December 2021 – CLC Response to OLC Business Plan 2022-23 Consultation

July 2021 – CLC response to Law Commission 14th Programme Consultation 30 July 2021

July 2021 – CLC Response to LSB Consultation on Rules for Applications 30 July 2021

July 2021 – CLC Response to the CMA Consultation on the Office for the Internal Market guidance and policy statement 23072021

May 2021 – UK Internal Markets Act: Continuity of exclusions from the principles of mutual recognition and non-discrimination for services

April 2021 – Response to LSB Discussion Paper on Quality Indicators

February 2021 – CLC Response to LSB Consultation Draft strategy for legal services regulation and draft business plan

January 2021 – CLC Response to LeO budget and business plan consultation

October 2020 – CLC Response to the Legal Services Board’s consultation on proposed practising fee rules

September 2020 – CLC Response to CMA call for inputs

August 2020 – CLC Response to CILEx Regulation Consultation on ACCA Probate Regulation

June 2020 – CLC’s Response to the LSB’s Call for Evidence on Ongoing Competence

April 2020 – CLC response to LSB Consultation on Regulatory Performance and proposed regulatory independence monitoring

February 2020 – CLC Response to LSB Consultation on its Draft Business Plan

January 2020 – CLC Response to OLC Consultation on its Corporate Strategy

January 2020 – CLC response to LeO Consultation Transparency and Reporting Impact

September 2019 – CLC response to DCMS call for evidence on Digital Identity

February 2019 – CLC response to Law Commission reinvigorating Commonhold consultation

January 2019 – CLC response to OLC Consultation on LeO Business Plan

January 2019 – CLC response to LSB Proposed Internal Governance Rules

November 2018 – CLC response to MHCLG consultation on reforms to the leasehold system in England

November 2018 – CLC response to FCA OPBAS fee rates

November 2018 – CLC response Law Commission leasehold home ownership consultation

November 2018 – CLC response Law Commission execution of documents consultation

October 2018 – CLC response Law Commission SARs regime consultation

September 2018 – CLC response to BEIS consultation on Draft Registration of Overseas Entities Bill

July 2018 – CLC response to Bank of England consultation on ISO 20022

June 2018 – CLC supplementary response to LSB consultation on IGR

May 2018 – CLC response to consultation on proposed changes to the Law Society National Conveyancing Protocol

April 2018 – CLC response MHCLG consultation on consumer redress in the housing market

February 2018 – CLC response to LSB consultation on reviewing the internal governance rules

December 2017 – CLC’s response to DCLG’s call for evidence on improving the home buying and selling process

August 2017 – CLC’s reponse to HM Treasury consultation on the anti-money laundering supervisory review

April 2017 – CLC’s reponse to HM Land Registry’s consultation on changes to the Land Registration Rules 2003

December 2016 – CLC’s Response to LSB’s consultation on revised guidance for regulators on encouraging a diverse profession

August 2016 – CLC’s response to the CMA’s interim report on its market study of the legal sector

July 2016 – CLC’s Response to SRA consultation ‘Removing Barriers to Switching Regulator’

June 2016 – CLC’s Response The Law Commission ‘Updating the Land Registration Act 2002’

June 2016 – CLC Response to HM Treasury Call for Information on Anti-Money Laundering Supervisory Regime

May 2016 – CLC Response to BIS consultation on moving Land Registry Operations into the private sector

February 2016 – CLC response to CMA market study scoping

September 2013 – Response to the Ministry of Justice Review of Regulation of Legal Services