Legal Profession Act 2004 No 112
Current version for 4 July 2014 to date (accessed 28 January 2015 at 03:52)

281   ADI not subject to certain obligations and liabilities

(1)  An ADI at which a trust account is maintained by a law practice:
(a)  is not under any obligation to control or supervise transactions in relation to the account or to see to the application of money disbursed from the account, and
(b)  does not have, in relation to any liability of the law practice to the ADI, any recourse or right (whether by way of set-off counterclaim, charge or otherwise) against money in the account.
(2)  Subsection (1) does not relieve an ADI from any liability to which it is subject apart from this Act.
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