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I was trying not to repeat entirely what I had said before but I do think that that revision of the law must include some easier, quicker access to people who feel themselves that they have been wronged, but I do think that that is, on balance, and if you take all the elements of what I'm proposing together, that that is a more attractive idea than what is going to be a very complex, very elaborate and I suspect very expensive new beefed-up regulatory system. Everybody is focusing on the new regulatory system. I think it has big problems of inclusion and cost, and I think it is just as good, in fact better, to look at the external legal environment, but you're absolutely right that access to justice is absolutely basic to that.

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