At the conclusion of an investigation, the Commissioner will publish a Determination.
The Commissioner has power to take a broad range of disciplinary action. Where the Commissioner is satisfied that a practitioner's conduct amounts to unsatisfactory professional conduct, the Commissioner may take action including:
Where the Commissioner is satisfied that a practitioner's conduct amounts to professional misconduct, the Commissioner may take any of the above or action or other action including:
For all possible disciplinary actions which the Commissioner may take, see section 77J of the Act.
If the Commissioner is not satisfied that any one or combination of the above actions are adequate, the Commissioner must lay a charge in the Legal Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal or the Supreme Court.