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The audit of solicitors trust accounts

J. G. Tuck

The audit of solicitors trust accounts

by J. G. Tuck

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Published by New Zealand Society of Accountants in Wellington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New Zealand
    • Subjects:
    • Trusts and trustees -- New Zealand -- Accounting,
    • Lawyers -- New Zealand -- Accounting

    • Edition Notes

      Statementtext prepared by J.G. Tuck.
      ContributionsNew Zealand Society of Accountants.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLAW
      The Physical Object
      Pagination220 p. :
      Number of Pages220
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3845632M
      LC Control Number81162244

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Rule 3 provides that all clients' monies and trust monies, on receipt, must be paid without delay into a client's bank account, except in the cases. (2B) All dealings of the solicitor relating to his practice as solicitor other than those referred to in paragraph (1)(a) shall, subject to compliance with the Legal Profession (Solicitors’ Trust Accounts) Rules (R 9), be recorded in such other cash book and ledger or such other columns of a cash book and ledger and such journal as the.

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