692. Legal adviser.

The fitness to practise committee must be advised by a legal adviser1 who must:

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    (1)     be present at all hearings2;

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    (2)     advise the committee on any matters of law, evidence or procedure which are referred to the legal advisor by the committee3;

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    (3)     advise the committee on an issue of law where it appears to the legal advisor that, without his intervention, there is the possibility of a mistake of law being made4;

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    (4)     intervene to advise the committee of any irregularity in the conduct of the proceedings which comes to the legal advisor's knowledge

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