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MOTOR ACCIDENT INSURANCE ACT 1994 - SECT 37AA
Law practice certificate not given
37AA Law practice certificate not given
(1) This section applies if—
(a) the supervising principal of a law practice
in relation to a claim fails to give a law practice certificate to the
claimant as required under section 36A ; and
(b) because of the
principal’s failure, the claimant—
(i) cannot comply with the requirements
of section 37 (1) within the period mentioned in section 37 (2) ; and
terminates in writing the engagement of the law practice to act for the
claimant in relation to the claim.
(2) The principal must, within 14 days
after the termination, refund to the claimant all fees and costs, including
disbursements, paid by the claimant in relation to the claim.
(3) In this
"claimant" includes a potential claimant.
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