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Legal Services (Scotland) Act 2010

Section 80 – Levy payable by regulators

166.Section 80 provides that approved regulators must pay an annual levy to the SLCC. A complaints levy must also be paid in the event that the SLCC investigates a complaint against an approved regulator (having had this function delegated to it under section 79(7) and that complaint is upheld. The amount of the annual and complaints levy is set by the SLCC, following consultation with every approved regulator and the Scottish Ministers.

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