(1) Subject to subsection (2), a trainee solicitor and a solicitor to whom these Rules apply must accumulate 15 CPD accreditation points each practice year:
Provided that a trainee solicitor to whom these Rules apply must accumulate 30 CPD accreditation points by the end of his period of employment as a trainee solicitor.
(a) a trainee solicitor commences or resumes employment as a trainee solicitor; or (L.N. 161 of 2001)
(b) a solicitor commences or resumes legal practice or employment as a solicitor,
at any time after the commencement of a practice year, he must accumulate such CPD accreditation points as determined by the Society in accordance with guidance issued from time to time, but in any case, not more than 15 CPD accreditation points in relation to any practice year.
(3) The Society shall provide guidance from time to time as to-
(a) the continuing professional development activities which may be undertaken by trainee solicitors and solicitors in order to comply with the continuing professional development requirements under subsections (1) and (2); and
(b) the method of calculation of CPD accreditation points in relation to such activities.