Legal Profession Act 2004 No 112
Current version for 4 July 2014 to date (accessed 27 November 2014 at 21:34)

604   Waiver of privilege or duty of confidentiality

(1)  If a client of an Australian legal practitioner makes a complaint about the practitioner, the complainant is taken to have waived client legal privilege, or the benefit of any duty of confidentiality, to enable the practitioner to disclose to the appropriate authorities any information necessary for investigating and dealing with the complaint.
(2)  Without limiting subsection (1), any information so disclosed may be used in or in connection with any procedures or proceedings relating to the complaint.
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