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Legal Services (Scotland) Act 2010

Section 135 – Removal from the roll etc.

276.Section 135 amends sections 9 and 12C of the 1980 Act so that the Council of the Society must be satisfied that the solicitor or registered European lawyer has made adequate arrangements for any outstanding business before removing his or her name from the roll/register.

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