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Supervision

This page sets out clauses 11 to 13 of the Licensed Immigration Advisers Code of Conduct 2014.

Supervision agreement

  1. A provisional licence holder and their supervisor must have a supervision agreement in place that is approved by the Registrar of Immigration Advisers.

Roles and responsibilities of the supervisor

  1. A supervisor must:
    1. hold a full immigration adviser licence
    2. ensure that any fees charged for supervision are fair and reasonable in the circumstances
    3. act in accordance with the supervision agreement as approved by the Registrar of Immigration Advisers
    4. preserve the confidentiality of the provisional licence holder’s clients
    5. where there is a close personal relationship with the provisional licence holder, ensure that this does not compromise the supervision agreement between the parties, and
    6. inform the Registrar of Immigration Advisers when any notice is given that the supervision agreement is to be terminated.

Roles and responsibilities of the provisional licence holder

  1. A provisional licence holder must:
    1. act in accordance with the supervision agreement as approved by the Registrar of Immigration Advisers
    2. inform the Registrar of Immigration Advisers when any notice is given that the supervision agreement is to be terminated
    3. not give immigration advice for any period of time in which they do not have in place a supervision agreement approved by the Registrar of Immigration Advisers, and
    4. provide any new supervision agreement to the Registrar of Immigration Advisers for approval.
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