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Code of Virginia
Title 54.1. Professions and Occupations
Chapter 44. Public Accountants

§ 54.1-4423. Use of consultants in investigations.

A. The Board may develop a roster of consultants and may contract with consultants to assist the Board in investigating and evaluating violations of the provisions of this chapter and regulations promulgated by the Board and to provide expert testimony as necessary in any subsequent administrative hearing or court proceeding. The consultants' compensation shall be determined and paid by the Board.

B. Any consultant under contract with the Board shall have immunity from civil liability resulting from any communication, finding, opinion, or conclusion made in the course of his duties unless the person acted in bad faith or with malicious intent.

2003, c. 291; 2007, c. 804.

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