Disciplinary action

Disciplinary action

About disciplinary action

The Commissioner can take disciplinary action against a lawyer if he is satisfied that there is sufficient evidence of misconduct.

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Types of disciplinary action

There are various types of disciplinary actions that can be taken against a lawyer.

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Disciplining Unsatisfactory Professional Conduct

If the Commissioner is satisfied there is evidence of Unsatisfactory Professional Conduct he may decide not to lay a charge before the Tribunal and choose an alternative disciplinary action.

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Disciplining Professional Misconduct

If the Commissioner is satisfied there is evidence of Professional Misconduct, he will charge a lawyer before the Tribunal or Court.

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