Legal Profession Act 1987 No 109
Repealed version for 15 August 2005 to 30 September 2005 (accessed 24 November 2014 at 00:10)
Part 10Division 9ASection 171LF

171LF   General

(1)  The provisions of this Division are subject to section 56 (Secrecy), but apply despite section 171P (Offence: improper disclosure of information).
(2)  The provisions of this Division are subject to any order made by the Tribunal under section 75 of the Administrative Decisions Tribunal Act 1997.
Note. Section 75 of the Administrative Decisions Tribunal Act 1997 allows the Tribunal to make an order prohibiting or restricting the disclosure of information.
(3)  If disciplinary action involves a suspension or cancellation of the practising certificate of a person, or a refusal to issue a practising certificate to a person, because of the infirmity, injury or mental or physical illness of the person, the reason for the suspension, cancellation or refusal, and any other information relating to the infirmity, injury or mental or physical illness of the person, is not to be recorded in the register kept under this Division or otherwise publicised.
(4)  Despite subsections (2) and (3), the name and other identifying particulars of the person against whom the disciplinary action was taken, and the kind of disciplinary action taken, must be publicised, and recorded in the register kept under this Division, in accordance with the requirements set out in this Division.
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