Legal Services Regulation Act 2015


Regulations relating to Disciplinary Tribunal

79.  (1) The Disciplinary Tribunal may make Regulations, consistent with this Act, regulating—

(a) the making of applications to the Disciplinary Tribunal under this Act, and

(b) the proceedings of the Disciplinary Tribunal under this Act.

(2) Regulations made under subsection (1) may make provision for—

(a) the procedures to be followed in relation to the matters referred to in subsection (1), and

(b) the parties, other than the Authority, the complainant and the legal practitioner concerned, who may make submissions to the Disciplinary Tribunal.

(3) The Disciplinary Tribunal, in making regulations under subsection (1), shall have as objectives that the manner of making applications, and the conduct of proceedings, be as informal as is consistent with the principles of fair procedures, and that undue expense is not likely to be incurred by any party who has an interest in the application.

(4) The Disciplinary Tribunal may consider and determine an application to it under this Part on the basis of affidavits and supporting documentation and records where the legal practitioner, and the Authority consent.


Editorial Notes:


Power pursuant to section exercised (4.07.2022) by Legal Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal Regulations 2021 (S.I. No. 786 of 2021).