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Solicitors Act 1974

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49Appeals from Tribunal

(1)An appeal from the Tribunal shall lie—

(a)in the case of an order on an application under section 43(3) or 47(1)(b) or the refusal of any such application, to the Master of the Rolls ;

(b)in any other case, to the High Court.

(2)Subject to subsection (3), an appeal shall lie at the instance of the applicant or complainant or of the person with respect to whom the application or complaint was made.

(3)An appeal against an order under section 43(2) shall lie only at the instance of the person with respect to whom the application was made.

(4)The High Court and the Master of the Rolls shall have power to make such order on an appeal under this section as they may think fit.

(5)Subject to any rules of court, on an appeal against an order made by virtue of rules under section 46(10)(c) without hearing the applicant or complainant, the court—

(a)shall not be obliged to hear the appellant, and

(b)may remit the matter to the Tribunal instead of dismissing the appeal.

(6)Any decision of the Master of the Rolls on an appeal under this section and any decision of the High Court on an appeal against an order under section 43(2) shall be final.

(7)The Master of the Rolls may make regulations about appeals to him under this section.

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