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Regulations 6 and 7 of the Legal Practitioners Act (Disciplinary Proceedings) Regulations, 1989 made under section 27 bis(2) of the Legal Practitioners Act 15/1964(5) provides as follows:

Form of complaints.
6. (1) A complaint shall be made in writing setting out in detail the acts or omissions complained of by the complainant.


(2) Without prejudice to sub-regulation (1), the Chairman of the Tribunal may, by notice which shall be as near as may be in accordance with Form 2 in the Schedule to these Regulations, require a complainant to verify his complaint by affidavit and to provide such further information and documents relating to the complaint as he thinks fit.
Manner of lodging complaints.


7. (1) A complaint shall be lodged with the Secretary who shall transmit it without delay to the Chairman of the Tribunal.


(2) A complaint once transmitted to the Chairman of the Tribunal shall not be with-drawn without leave of the Tribunal.