Legal Profession Act 2004 No 112
Current version for 4 July 2014 to date (accessed 22 December 2014 at 11:38)

572   Prerequisites to making of compensation orders

(1)  Unless the complainant and the Australian legal practitioner concerned agree, a compensation order is not to be made unless the person or body making it is satisfied:
(a)  that the aggrieved person has suffered loss because of the conduct concerned, and
(b)  that it is in the interests of justice that the order be made.
(2)  A compensation order is not to be made in respect of any loss for which the aggrieved person has received or is entitled to receive:
(a)  compensation received or receivable under an order that has been made by a court, or
(b)  compensation paid or payable from a Fidelity Fund of any jurisdiction, where a relevant claim for payment from the Fund has been made or determined.
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