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Legal Services Act 2007

Section 99: Disqualification

261.This section provides that people can be disqualified from being employees or managers of licensed bodies, or from holding the HoLP or HoFA posts, if they breach the duties that the Act places on them or cause or contribute to breaches of the body’s licence.

262.Under paragraph 23 of Schedule 11, licensing authorities must have rules about the criteria and procedure to be used when considering whether to disqualify someone under this section. This includes rules for reviewing disqualifications and how to determine whether they should cease to have effect.

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