This note is not part of the rules, but is intended to indicate their general effect.
These rules were made by the New Zealand Law Society on 4 July 2013. They come into force on 1 October 2013, and require lawyers to undertake ongoing legal education relating to the law or the practice of law. Under section 107(1) of the Lawyers and Conveyancers Act 2006, they are binding on all lawyers and former lawyers, whether or not they are members of the New Zealand Law Society, and on all incorporated law firms and former incorporated law firms, but are not binding on other persons. These rules are published in the Statutory Regulations series in accordance with the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989.
Date of notification in Gazette: 22 August 2013.
These rules are administered by the Ministry of Justice.