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Legal Profession and Legal Aid (Scotland) Act (asp 5) which received Royal Assent on 19 January 2007

Consumer credit activities

210.In respect of (a) (consumer credit), in which field the subject matter of the Consumer Credit Act 1974 is reserved (Head C7 of Schedule 5 to the Scotland Act 1998), the Law Society of Scotland has a group consumer licence in terms of section 22(1)(a) of the Consumer Credit Act 1974 granted by the Director General of Fair Trading allowing its members to carry on consumer credit activities as described in the licence.

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