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Legal Services (Scotland) Act 2010

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83Registers of licensed providers
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(1)An approved regulator must keep and publish a register of its licensed legal services providers.

(2)The register is to include the following information in relation to each licensed provider—

(a)its name and any place of business,

(b)the relevant details about its licence,

(c)the name of every non-solicitor investor in the licensed provider,

(d)the name of every person intimated to the approved regulator under paragraph 3 of schedule 8,

(e)the names and the dates of appointment of—

(i)its Head of Legal Services, and

(ii)its Head of Practice or, if applicable, each member of its Practice Committee (including with specific reference to section 53(3)),

(f)whether the licensed provider has been the subject of any disciplinary action and (if so) a description of that action.

(3)In subsection (2)(b), the relevant details about a licensed provider’s licence are—

(a)the date on which the licence was originally granted,

(b)the date on which it was most recently renewed,

(c)whether it is subject to any conditions,

(d)the date on which it will expire.

(4)But, in the case of a former licensed provider, the relevant details are instead—

(a)the date on which the licence was originally granted,

(b)the period for which the licensed provider held a licence,

(c)the reason for the licensed provider ceasing to hold a licence.

(5)The Scottish Ministers may by regulations—

(a)make further provision about the information to be contained in the registers of licensed providers, and

(b)prescribe the manner in which those registers are to be kept and published.

(6)In this section, a reference to a licensed provider includes a former licensed provider.

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