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Legal Services (Scotland) Act 2010

Section 122 – Particular rules

244.Section 122 requires that the Scottish Ministers must consult the OFT and approve a change in any professional practice, conduct or disciplinary rule which prevents advocates from forming legal relationships, such as partnerships, before such a rule can have effect. It supersedes a similar rule in section 31 of the 1990 Act (which is repealed by section 122(4) of the Act).

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