IT is hereby notified that the Minister of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs has, in terms of section 63 of the of the Legal Practitioners Act [Chapter 27:07], approved the following by-laws adopted by a majority of members present at a general meeting of the Law Society of Zimbabwe:
1. These regulations may be cited as the Law Society of Zimbabwe (Conveyancing) By-laws, 2020.
Tariff of conveyancing fees
2. The scale of fees to be taken by legal practitioners in conveyancing matters shall be that set out in the Schedule.
Value added tax to be charged and separately itemised
3. When billing a client for a conveyancing service specified in the Schedule the legal practitioner shall add to the fee specified for that service and itemise separately, an amount representing the current rate of value added tax fixed in terms of Chapter IV of the Finance Act [Chapter 23:04] in respect of the service concerned.
4. The Law Society of Zimbabwe (Conveyancing Fees) By-laws, 2013, published in Statutory Instrument 24 of 2013, are repealed.