Legal Services Regulation Act 2015

72.

Appeal of determination of Divisional Committee

72.  (1) Where the Divisional Committee issues a direction under section 71(1)(a) to a legal practitioner, the legal practitioner may, within a period of 21 days of the date of such issue, appeal to the High Court against either or both of the following:

(a) the determination of the Divisional Committee under section 71(1) ; or

(b) the direction.

(2) The Authority may, within a period of 21 days of the notification under section 71(10) of the determination of the Divisional Committee under section 71(1) , appeal to the High Court against one or more than one of the following:

(a) where a direction is issued under section 71(1)(a)

(i) the determination of the Divisional Committee under section 71(1) , or

(ii) the direction;

(b) a failure of the Divisional Committee to make an application under section 71(7) .

(3) The High Court, on an application under subsection (1) or (2), may—

(a) in an appeal to which subsection (1)(a) or (2)(a)(i) applies—

(i) confirm the determination of the Divisional Committee under section 71(1) , or

(ii) set aside the determination of the Divisional Committee under section 71(1) ,

and

(b) in an appeal to which subsection (1)(b) or (2)(a)(ii) applies, may—

(i) confirm the direction concerned,

(ii) set aside the direction, or

(iii) set aside the direction and impose another sanction that the Divisional Committee could have imposed under section 71(1) ,

and

(c) in an appeal to which subsection (2)(b) applies, affirm or set aside the decision of the Divisional Committee not to make an application under section 71(7) .