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Legal Profession and Legal Aid (Scotland) Act 2007

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77Advice, services or activities to which Act does not apply

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(1)Nothing in this Act applies to—

(a)any element of a complaint relating to;

(b)the provision by a practitioner of,

the advice, services or activities mentioned in subsection (2).

(2)The advice, services or activities are—

(a)activities carried out by virtue of a group licence issued under section 22(1)(b) of the Consumer Credit Act 1974 (c. 39);

(b)activities of an insolvency practitioner within the meaning of Part 13 of the Insolvency Act 1986 (c. 45);

(c)activities mentioned in paragraph (a) of paragraph 5(1) of Schedule 3 to the Financial Services Act 1986 (c. 60);

(d)immigration advice or immigration services, both within the meaning of section 82(1) of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999 (c. 33);

(e)regulated activity within the meaning of section 22 of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (c. 8), other than activity falling within paragraph (f) below, in respect of which the Financial Services Authority has by virtue of Part 20 of that Act arranged for its regulatory role to be carried out by the Law Society of Scotland;

(f)exempt regulated activities within the meaning of section 325(2) of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (c. 8).

(3)In subsection (1), “complaint” and “practitioner” have the same meanings as in section 46.

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