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LEGAL PROFESSION UNIFORM LAW APPLICATION ACT 2014 - SECT 41
Audit of Council activities
(1) The Attorney General may appoint an appropriately qualified person to
conduct an audit of all or any particular activities of a Council for the
purpose of determining the following--
(a) whether any activities the costs of
which are recoverable, or are proposed to be recovered, by the charging of a
practising certificate fee are being carried out economically and efficiently
and in accordance with the relevant laws,
(b) whether practising certificate
fees are being expended for the purpose of defraying the costs in respect of
which the fees are charged.
(2) A Council is to provide all reasonable
assistance to the person appointed to conduct the audit.
(3) The person
appointed to conduct the audit is to report to the Attorney General on the
result of the audit.
(4) An audit may be conducted under this section
whenever the Attorney General considers it appropriate.
(5) In this section--
"audit" includes an examination and inspection.
"costs" includes expenses.
"Council" includes the Bar Association and the Law Society.
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