83—Notice of inquiry
(1) The Tribunal must
give to a legal practitioner or former legal practitioner whose conduct is
subject to inquiry under this Part, and to any person on whose application an
inquiry is to be held, not less than seven days written notice of the time and
place at which it intends to conduct the inquiry, and must afford any such
person a reasonable opportunity to call and give evidence, to examine or
cross-examine witnesses, and to make submissions to the Tribunal.
(2) If a person to
whom notice has been given pursuant to subsection (1) does not attend at
the time and place fixed by the notice, the Tribunal may proceed with the
inquiry in the person's absence.
(3) A person whose
conduct is subject to an inquiry under this Part is entitled to be represented
at the inquiry by counsel.