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159AC PDFTitle:BARRISTERS (QUALIFICATION FOR ADMISSION AND PUPILLAGE) RULESGazette Number:L.N. 92 of 2003
Section:14Heading:Ineligibility for pupillageVersion Date:28/03/2003


(1) A person shall not be eligible to become a pupil for the purposes of these Rules if he-

        (a) is an undischarged bankrupt within the meaning of the Bankruptcy Ordinance (Cap 6);
        (b) has been convicted of an offence of such a nature that, in the opinion of the Bar Council, he is unsuitable to be a pupil;
        (c) is engaged in any occupation which, in the opinion of the Bar Council, is incompatible with pupillage; or
        (d) is for any other reason considered by the Bar Council to be unsuitable as a pupil.
(2) If the Bar Council has made a decision that a person is ineligible for pupillage under subsection (1), it should notify that person of its decision and the reasons for the decision within 28 days of the application made under section 11(1).