Lawyers and Conveyancers Act (Lawyers: Admission) Rules 2008

7 Applications for admission by candidates qualified under section 49(4) of Act

(1)

In this rule and rule 8(3), TTMRA candidate means a person who applies for admission on the grounds that he or she is qualified for admission under section 49(4) of the Act.

(2)

If a TTMRA candidate gives notice under section 19 of the Trans-Tasman Mutual Recognition Act 1997 to a Registrar who is acting as local registration authority in relation to admission as a barrister and solicitor, the Registrar must issue the person with a certificate that states that notice has been given under that section.

(3)

Every TTMRA candidate must apply to the High Court for admission using form LA 4.

(4)

A Judge may not consider an application for admission by a TTMRA candidate unless the application is accompanied by documentation from the Registrar that—

(a)

confirms that the TTMRA candidate has been issued with a certificate stating that he or she has given notice under section 19 of the Trans-Tasman Mutual Recognition Act 1997; and

(b)

confirms whether the candidate is or is not entitled to be registered under that Act.