The Legal Profession Act – Part 9 – Transitional Provisions, Consequential Amendments and Coming Into Force
Transitional: holding office
104(1)Every person who holds office as a bencher, an officer of the society, a member of a committee or a member of the board of The Manitoba Law Foundation immediately before this Act comes into force continues to hold that office on the coming into force of this Act.
104(2)Any complaints, investigations or proceedings commenced under The Law Society Act with respect to the conduct or competence of a member or other person entitled to practise law or prohibited from practising law in Manitoba under that Act are continued under this Act. Subject to any rules made under subsection (3), this Act and the rules made under this Act apply with necessary changes to those complaints, investigations or proceedings as if they had been commenced under this Act.
104(3)The benchers may make rules clarifying, limiting or extending the application of
(a) this Act and the rules made under this Act; or
(b) The Law Society Act and the rules made under that Act;
to a complaint, investigation or proceeding referred to in subsection (2).