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Legal Complaints and Regulation Act (Northern Ireland) 2016

Section 42: Reporting failures to provide information or produce documents

Section 42 provides that where the Solicitors Complaints Committee considers that a solicitor has failed to co-operate with it as required by section 42, the Committee can notify the Law Society, which can be required to report to the Committee what action it takes (and may do so even if the complaint is subsequently withdrawn).

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