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It raises the question whether it should be voluntary. If you can say, "I'm not prepared to participate in this because I'm being the subject of litigation", I don't think a lawyer could say that to the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal, or a doctor to the GMC, or an accountant to the accountancy regulatory authorities.

I appreciate I've given three professional examples, but one could give other ones. Policeman, in relation to police discipline.

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