295. Functions of legal assessors and legally qualified chairs.

Legal assessors1 have the following functions:

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    (1)     advising the committee2 a panel3, or a tribunal4 on questions of law as to evidence or procedure arising in proceedings before them: in particular a legal assessor shall, in such proceedings 5:

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      (a)     advise the committee, the panel or the tribunal on any question of law as to evidence or procedure that is referred to the assessor by the committee, the panel or the tribunal6; and

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      (b)     intervene to advise the committee, the panel or the tribunal on an issue of law as to evidence or procedure where it appears to the

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