154 Reference of complaint or matter to Disciplinary Tribunal

(1)

If a Standards Committee makes a determination that the complaint or matter be determined by the Disciplinary Tribunal, the Standards Committee must—

(a)

frame an appropriate charge and lay it before the Disciplinary Tribunal by submitting it in writing to the chairperson of the Disciplinary Tribunal; and

(b)

give written notice of that determination and a copy of the charge to the person to whom the charge relates; and

(c)

if the determination relates to a complaint, give both written notice of that determination and a copy of the charge to the complainant.

(2)

If the person who is the subject of the complaint or matter is a provider under the Legal Services Act 2011, the Standards Committee must provide a written notice of the determination to the Secretary for Justice.

Compare: 1995 No 95 s 93(1)(b)

Section 154(2): added, on 1 July 2011, by section 139 of the Legal Services Act 2011 (2011 No 4).