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Notification of client’s rights

331 Notification of client’s rights

(1) A bill must include or be accompanied by a written statement setting out—
(a) the following avenues that are open under this Act to the client in the event of a dispute in relation to legal costs—
(i) costs assessment under division 7 ;
(ii) the setting aside of a costs agreement under section 328 ; and
(b) any time limits that apply to the taking of any action mentioned in paragraph (a) .
(2) Subsection (1) does not apply in relation to a sophisticated client.
(3) A law practice may provide the written statement mentioned in subsection (1) in or to the effect of a form approved by the chief executive for this subsection, and if it does so the practice is taken to have complied with this section in relation to the statement.

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