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Attorney-General may issue directions

             (1)  The Attorney-General may issue directions ( Legal Services Directions ):

                     (a)  that are to apply generally to Commonwealth legal work; or

                     (b)  that are to apply to Commonwealth legal work being performed, or to be performed, in relation to a particular matter.

             (2)  The Attorney-General may publish or give notice of Legal Services Directions in any manner the Attorney-General considers appropriate.

             (3)  In this section:

"Commonwealth legal work" means:

                     (a)  any work performed by or on behalf of the AGS in providing services in accordance with section 55N; or

                     (b)  any legal work performed by a person for any of the following:

                              (i)  the Commonwealth;

                             (ii)  a body established by an Act or regulations or by a law of a Territory (other than the Australian Capital Territory or the Northern Territory);

                            (iii)  a company in which the Commonwealth has a controlling interest (including a company in which the Commonwealth has a controlling interest through one or more interposed Commonwealth authorities or Commonwealth companies);

                            (iv)  other persons or bodies referred to in subsection 55N(1), to the extent that the work relates to the person's or body's performance of a Commonwealth or Territory function.

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