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Supreme Judicial Court Rules  Supreme Judicial Court Rule 4:08: Interpretation of Chapter Four of these rules

Effective Date: 09/01/2019
Updates: Renumbered Rule 4:08, effective February 1, 1993 Amended June 26, 2019, effective September 1, 2019 (482 Mass. 1301)

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Section 1

The Board of Bar Overseers or the Clients' Security Board may request this court for an interpretation of any portion of this Chapter Four, and for advice and instructions as to their powers and duties. Either of these boards may submit to the court suggestions or proposals for revisions, modifications, or improvement of this Chapter Four, including proposals for affording protection to clients by surety bonds, group insurance of attorneys, or other means of insurance or indemnity coverage.

Section 2

Except where powers are expressly given to the full court, or the context indicates clearly that the full court alone is to have the power, the powers of this court may be exercised by a justice, subject to any appropriate review.

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Updates: Renumbered Rule 4:08, effective February 1, 1993 Amended June 26, 2019, effective September 1, 2019 (482 Mass. 1301)

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