12 Restrictions for legal professional privilege
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12Restrictions for legal professional privilege
(1) A serious crime prevention order may not require a person—
(a) to answer any privileged question;
(b) to provide any privileged information; or
(c) to produce any privileged document.
(2) A “privileged question” is a question which the person would be entitled to refuse to answer on grounds of legal professional privilege in proceedings in the High Court.
(3) “Privileged information” is information which the person would be entitled to refuse to provide on grounds of legal professional privilege in such proceedings.
(4) A “privileged document” is a document which the person would be entitled to refuse to produce on grounds of legal professional privilege in such proceedings.
(5) But subsection (1) does not prevent an order from requiring a lawyer to provide the name and address of a client of his.
To be appointed
To be appointed: see s 94(1).
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