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Legal Services (Scotland) Act 2010

Section 82 – Register of approved regulatorsSection 83 – Registers of licensed providers

179.Section 82 provides that the Scottish Ministers must keep and publish a register of approved regulators and that it should include information such as contact details, the date on which the regulator was given approval under section 7, the date on which it was given the relevant authorisation (see section 10), the categories of legal services covered by each authorisation, and details of any measures or sanctions taken by the Scottish Ministers (section 38).

180.Similarly, section 83 provides that approved regulators must keep and publish a register of their licensed providers, and lists the information which is to be included. In section 83(5) the Scottish Ministers have the power by regulations to make further provision about the information which must be held in the registers of licensed providers and set out how these registers are to be kept and published.

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