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.1416 Appropriate Uses of the Client Security Fund

(a) The board may use or employ the Fund for only the following purposes within the scope of the board's objectives as heretofore outlined:

(1) to make reimbursements on approved applications as herein provided;

(2) to purchase insurance to cover such losses in whole or in part as is deemed appropriate;

(3) to invest such portions of the Fund as may not be needed currently to reimburse losses, in such investments as are permitted to fiduciaries by the General Statutes of North Carolina;

(4) to pay the administrative expenses of the board, including employment of counsel to prosecute subrogation claims.

(b) The board with the authorization of the council shall, in the name of the North Carolina State Bar, enforce any claims which the board may have for restitution, subrogation, or otherwise, and may employ and compensate consultants, agents, legal counsel, and such other employees as it deems necessary and appropriate.

History Note: Authority - Orders of the North Carolina Supreme Court, August 29, 1984, October 10, 1984

Readopted Effective December 8, 1994

Amendments Approved by the Supreme Court: September 28, 2017

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