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Legal Complaints and Regulation Act (Northern Ireland) 2016

Section 39: Alteration of compensation limits

Subsections (1) and (2) provide that the Department may amend the figures of £5000 in clause 38 in accordance with a recommendation made by an interested body (as defined in Subsection (7)). Such an order will be subject to negative resolution.

Subsection (3) provides that an interested body must consider whether it is appropriate to make a recommendation if asked by the Department, and before making such a recommendation it must follow the procedures set out in subsection (4).

Subsections (5) and (6) 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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