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Tynwald told Manx legal system is in need of 'urgent reform'

Committee calling for a number of changes

Tynwald will be asked to accept a suggestion that the Manx legal system is in need of 'urgent reform'.

It’s one of a number of recommendations being made by the Constitutional and Legal Affairs and Justice Committee.

It's new report also suggests that training for Island advocates is 'out of date and insufficient'.

It also includes a call for the Law Society to move away from being both the representative body for legal services and the regulator.

You can read it in full here before it goes to the court on 20 April.

Chair Jane Poole-Wilson told Manx Radio's Tessa Hawley that previous reviews haven't been actioned and it’s now time for change:

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