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159AC PDFTitle:BARRISTERS (QUALIFICATION FOR ADMISSION AND PUPILLAGE) RULESGazette Number:L.N. 92 of 2003
Section:8Heading:Certificate of qualification for admissionVersion Date:28/03/2003


(1) A person seeking to be admitted as a barrister on the basis of compliance of section 4 shall-

        (a) apply to the Bar Council for a certificate of qualification for admission in accordance with subsection (2); and
        (b) pay the relevant fee prescribed in Schedule 1.
(2) An application under subsection (1) shall be made in accordance with Form 3 in Schedule 2.
(3) If the Bar Council is satisfied that an applicant-
        (a) complies with the requirements in section 4 and is qualified for admission as a barrister; and
        (b) has paid the relevant fee prescribed in Schedule 1,
it shall issue to that applicant a certificate of qualification for admission in accordance with Form 4 in Schedule 2.
(4) A certificate of qualification for admission shall remain valid for a period of 12 months from its date of issue, unless the Bar Council decides in its discretion to extend such period or the certificate is revoked under section 17 before its expiry.
(5) A person may apply to the Bar Council in writing for extension of the validity of his certificate of qualification for admission.
(6) An application under subsection (5) shall be-
        (a) made not later than 2 months before the expiry of the current certificate or within such other period of time as the Bar Council may in its discretion allow; and
        (b) accompanied by the relevant fee prescribed in Schedule 1.