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63D. Duties of competent authorities

(1) A competent authority, other than a State competent authority, shall make arrangements to ensure that -

(a) its supervisory functions are exercised independently of any of its other functions which do not relate to disciplinary matters,

(b) sensitive information relating to its supervisory functions is appropriately handled within the competent authority,

(c) it employs only persons with appropriate qualifications, integrity and professional skills to carry out the supervisory functions and maintain high professional standards, including standards of confidentiality and data protection, and

(d) a contravention of a requirement imposed by or under this Act by a designated person it is responsible for supervising renders that person liable to effective, proportionate and dissuasive disciplinary measures under its rules.

(2) A competent authority,