|159Q||Title:||OVERSEAS LAWYERS (QUALIFICATION FOR ADMISSION) RULES||Gazette Number:||L.N. 325 of 1999|
(1) In this section-
"Paralegal Scheme" (法律輔助人員計劃) means the scheme operated by the Society under which an overseas lawyer from a common law jurisdiction may be approved by the Society to be employed as a paralegal, under the supervision of a solicitor or solicitors in a Hong Kong firm, for the purpose of satisfying the requirements specified in the pre-amended section 4(2)(b)(ii) or (iii);
(2) In relation to any provision mentioned in this section, "pre-amended" shall be construed as referring to that provision in force immediately before 1 January 2000.
(3) The pre-amended subparagraph (ii) or (iii) of section 4(2)(b) shall continue to apply to a person whose employment as a paralegal in a Hong Kong firm has been first approved by the Society under the Paralegal Scheme before 1 January 2000, as if that subparagraph had not been amended by the Overseas Lawyers (Qualification for Admission) (Amendment) Rules 1999 (L.N. 325 of 1999), if the Society is satisfied that the person has satisfied the requirements specified in that pre-amended subparagraph-