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159AC PDFTitle:BARRISTERS (QUALIFICATION FOR ADMISSION AND PUPILLAGE) RULESGazette Number:L.N. 92 of 2003
Section:15Heading:Termination or suspension of pupillageVersion Date:28/03/2003


(1) A pupil who, while serving pupillage, is-

        (a) adjudicated bankrupt;
        (b) convicted of an offence; or
        (c) engaged, employed or enrolled in contravention of any declaration and undertaking given to the Bar Council in connection with an application made under section 11,
shall forthwith inform the Bar Council in writing.
(2) The Bar Council may order the termination or suspension of a pupillage if-
        (a) it is satisfied that-
          (i) the pupil is guilty of misconduct; or
          (ii) the pupil has notified, or fails to notify, the Bar Council of the occurrence of any of the matters referred to in subsection (1); or
        (b) it has revoked its approval of a pupillage.
(3) If the Bar Council has made an order to terminate or suspend a pupillage under subsection (2), it should notify the pupil of its order and the reasons for the order within 28 days of the order.
(4) For the purposes of this section, "misconduct" (失當行為) means any conduct which would be regarded as professional misconduct if committed by a practising barrister.