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Access to Justice Act 1999

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12(1)Subject to anything in any instrument made under this Part, the Commission may regulate its own proceedings.

(2)Committees—

(a)may be appointed, and may be dissolved, by the Commission, and

(b)may include, or consist entirely of, persons who are not members of the Commission,

but the Lord Chancellor may by direction require the Commission to make such provision relating to committees as is specified in the direction.

(3)A committee shall act in accordance with such instructions as the Commission may from time to time give; and the Commission may provide for anything done by a committee to have effect as if it had been done by the Commission.

(4)The Commission may pay to the members of any committee such fees and allowances as the Lord Chancellor may determine.

(5)The validity of any proceedings of the Commission or of any committee appointed by the Commission shall not be affected by any vacancy among its members or by any defect in the appointment of any member.

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