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Legal Complaints and Regulation Act (Northern Ireland) 2016

Section 34: Orders under section 33

Section 34 empowers the Department to make an order on the recommendation of an interested body (as defined in Subsection (6), the effect of which is for new categories of complainants to be included in or excluded from the scope of the Complaints Committee.

Subsection (3) sets out the process that must be undertaken by an interested body before it makes a recommendation. Subsections (4) and (5) provide that if the Department considers the recommendation, and decides not to follow it, it must publish reasons for doing so.

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