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The Solicitors (Amendment)(Northern Ireland) Order 1989

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Power of Council to deal with property in control of certain solicitors

14.  In Article 36 of the Solicitors Order (powers of Council to deal with property in control of certain solicitors and other persons)—

(a)in paragraph (2)(d) for “three months” there shall be substituted “one month”;

(b)in paragraph (3) for sub-paragraph (a) there shall be substituted—

(a)has failed to comply with—

(i)any provision respecting the keeping of accounts contained in regulations made under Article 33 or with any requirement made in pursuance of any such regulations for the production of books of account or other documents; or

(ii)the provisions of Article 35 or of any regulations made thereunder; and;

(c)after paragraph (3) there shall be inserted—

(4) Where, at any time, the Council are satisfied that the circumstances mentioned in Article 13(1)(g) or (h) have effect in relation to any solicitor, the Council may direct that the provisions of Schedule 1 shall apply in relation to that solicitor and the other persons mentioned in that Schedule.

(5) Where the Tribunal have made a recommendation to the Council under Article 51C in respect of any solicitor, the Council may direct that the provisions of Schedule 1 shall apply in relation to that solicitor and the other persons mentioned in that Schedule..

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