494. Procedure where charges are established.

494.     Procedure where charges are established.

In a fraudulent entry case1, if the respondent2 admits or the disciplinary committee determines that the entry was fraudulently made, it must make a direction in writing, signed by the chairman of the committee, that the entry be removed from the register3.

In a conduct or conviction case4, where the respondent has admitted the charge or the committee has found that the charge has been established, the solicitor5 may address the committee, and may adduce evidence and make submissions, as to the character and previous history of the respondent6. The respondent may