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Legal Profession and Legal Aid (Scotland) Act (asp 5) which received Royal Assent on 19 January 2007

Section 19: Documents and information from third parties

43.This section enables the Commission to obtain documents and information from third parties who are not parties to the complaint in question. If not handed over voluntarily, the Commission may apply for a court order for disclosure. Such an order will only be granted where the court considers that the material is relevant to the investigation concerned and disclosure would be in the public interest

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