Date issued: 17 July 2019
The Legal Services Council (LSC) invites public comment on the draft Legal Profession Uniform Amendment (Miscellaneous) Rule 2019 (Draft Rule) in accordance with s 425 of the Uniform Law (UL). As well as clarifying the usual duration of a practising certificate, the Draft Rule proposes to amend the Uniform General Rules (UGRs) that support various provisions in Chapter 4 UL.
In summary, the Draft Rule, if made, will amend the UGRs by:
The Draft Rule is publically released for written submissions for a minimum period of 30 days in accordance with s 425(3)(b) UL. Submissions may be sent to the LSC by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org on or before Monday 19 August 2019.