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8. (1) Subject to paragraph (2), the hearing must take place in public.
(2) A relevant committee may direct that all or part of a hearing must be in private if it is satisfied that it is necessary in all the circumstances of the case, having regard to—
(a)any unfairness to a party that is likely to result from a hearing in public; and
(b)the need to protect as far as possible, the commercial or other legitimate interests of a party.
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