You will require this approval if you are an occupational association applying for a scheme to limit the occupational liability of members of your association, improve occupational standards and protect consumers of services provided by members of the scheme. An occupational association is a body corporate:
- representing the interests of persons who are members of the same or related occupational groups, including a professional or trade group
- where membership is limited to members of that occupational group.
Occupational liability is a civil liability, payment of damages or potential lawsuit arising directly or vicariously from anything done or omitted by a member of an occupational association in the performance of their occupation.
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