880. Legal advisers.

The General Pharmaceutical Council1 may do either or both of the following:

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    (1)     appoint suitably qualified and experienced barristers, solicitors or advocates to be legal advisers2;

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    (2)     make rules which provide for it to enter into arrangements with another person for that person to appoint on behalf of the Council suitably qualified and experienced barristers, solicitors or advocates to be legal adviser3.

A legal adviser:

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    (a)     may be present at any hearing before, or meeting of, a statutory committee4, at the request of the chair or secretary of that statutory committee5; and

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    (b)     may be present at any other meeting