RULE 20.1 AUTHORITY OF BOARD The Board shall have the power and authority to: (a) Accept referrals from the Bar Counsel concerning matters of character and fitness bearing upon the qualification of Applicants for Admission of Petitioners for Reinstatement. (b) Review each Application for Admission or Petition for Reinstatement to practice law in the state of Washington. (c) Investigate matters relevant to the admission or reinstatement of any Applicant or Petitioner and conduct hearings concerning such matters. (d) Perform such other functions and take such other actions as provided in these rules or as may be delegated to it by the Board of Governors or Supreme Court, or as may be necessary and proper to carry out its duties. [Adopted effective October 1, 2002; September 1, 2006.]
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