Lawyers and Conveyancers Act (Lawyers: Complaints Service and Standards Committees) Regulations 2008

30 Publication of identity
  • (1) If a Standards Committee makes a censure order pursuant to section 156(1)(b) of the Act, the Committee may, with the prior approval of the Board, direct publication of the identity of the person who is the subject of the censure order.

    (2) When deciding whether to publish the identity of a person who is the subject of a censure order, a Standards Committee and the Board must take into account the public interest and, if appropriate, the impact of publication on the interests and privacy of—

    • (a) the complainant; and

    • (b) clients of the censured person; and

    • (c) relatives of the censured person; and

    • (d) partners, employers, and associates of the censured person; and

    • (e) the censured person.