Legal Profession Act 2004 No 112
Current version for 4 July 2014 to date (accessed 23 December 2014 at 14:00)

605   Undertakings by Commissioner or Council regarding privileged or confidential information

(1)  The Commissioner or a Council may give undertakings regarding non-disclosure of information obtained under or for the purposes of this Chapter from or about a client of an Australian legal practitioner where the information is the subject of client legal privilege or any duty of confidentiality.
(2)  An undertaking cannot be inconsistent with any duty of the Commissioner or Council under this or any other Act to disclose information.
(3)  This section has effect whether or not the client has waived the client legal privilege or the benefit of the duty of confidentiality.
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