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Solicitors (Scotland) Act 1988

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14In section 51 (complaints to Tribunal)—

(a)in subsection (2), after the words “applicable to it” there shall be inserted the words “or a solicitor or an incorporated practice may have provided inadequate professional services”;

(b)in subsection (3), after paragraph (e) there shall be added the following paragraph—

(f)the lay observer.; and

(c)after subsection (3) there shall be added the following subsection—

(4)Where a report is made to the Tribunal under subsection (2) the Tribunal may, if it thinks fit, appoint a solicitor to prosecute the complaint and the expenses of the solicitor, so far as not recoverable from the solicitor complained against, shall be paid out of the funds of the Tribunal.

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