The Legal Services Complaints Commissioner's main powers are in the Access to Justice Act 1999 at sections 51 and 52, and Schedule 3 to the Act. The Act as originally passed refers to the Lord Chancellor as the relevant minister. The minister is now the Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice. [ Helping Consumers]
2. Te text of letters to the Law Society of 6 February 2008 setting out the targets I requested should be included in its 2008/9 complaint-handling Plan.