Legal Services Regulation Act 2015

PART 14

Miscellaneous

209.

Immunity

209. (1) Neither the Authority nor a member, or member of staff, of the Authority shall be liable in damages in respect of any act done or omitted to be done by it or him or her in the performance, or purported performance, of its or his or her functions under Part 3 or 6 , unless the act or omission concerned was done in bad faith.

(2) The State shall not be liable in damages in respect of any act done or omitted to be done by the Authority or a member, or member of staff, of the Authority in the performance, or purported performance, by the Authority or such member of its, his or her functions under Part 3 or 6 , unless the act or omission concerned was done in bad faith.

(3) Neither the State nor the Authority shall be liable in damages in respect of any act done or omitted to be done by the Law Society in the performance, or purported performance, by the Law Society of its functions under Part 6 or the Solicitors Acts 1954 to 2015.

(4) In this section—

“Authority” includes a Review Committee established under section 62 , the Complaints Committee and the Disciplinary Tribunal;

“member of staff” includes an inspector appointed in accordance with section 37(1)(b) .