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Legal Services (Scotland) Act 2010

Section 136 – Restoration to the roll

277.Section 136 amends sections 10 and 53 of the 1980 Act. The effect of these two amendments is that the Scottish Solicitors’ Discipline Tribunal has the power to order that a solicitor, who has voluntarily removed his or her name from the roll, is prohibited from having his or her name restored to the roll except by order of that Tribunal.

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