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159AC PDFTitle:BARRISTERS (QUALIFICATION FOR ADMISSION AND PUPILLAGE) RULESGazette Number:L.N. 92 of 2003
Section:5Heading:ExaminationVersion Date:01/01/2004


(1) The Examination shall consist of 5 examination papers known as Papers I, II, III, IV and V respectively.
(2) The Examination shall cover the following subjects-

        (a) Paper I-
          (i) Contract; and
          (ii) Tort;
        (b) Paper II-
          (i) Property Law (including real and personal property);
          (ii) Conveyancing; and
          (iii) Equity (including the Law of Trusts);
        (c) Paper III-
          (i) Criminal Law; and
          (ii) Criminal Procedure and Criminal Evidence;
        (d) Paper IV-
          (i) Hong Kong Legal System and Constitutional and Administrative Law; and
          (ii) Company Law; and
        (e) Paper V-
          (i) Civil Procedure and Civil Evidence;
          (ii) Professional Conduct; and
          (iii) Advocacy.
(3) The Bar Council shall administer the Examination in the manner as it may in its absolute discretion deem fit.
(4) The Examination shall be held at least once every year at such time as the Bar Council may determine.
(5) A person shall not be eligible to sit the Examination or any part of it unless he-
        (a) holds a valid certificate of eligibility for admission; and
        (b) has paid the relevant fee prescribed in Schedule 1.