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16 Admission

(1) The Supreme Court of this jurisdiction may admit an individual aged 18 years or over to the Australian legal profession as an Australian lawyer, but only if--
(a) the designated local regulatory authority has provided the Supreme Court with a compliance certificate in respect of the person and the certificate is still in force; and
(b) the person is not already admitted to the Australian legal profession; and
(c) the person takes an oath of office, or makes an affirmation of office, in the form required by the Supreme Court.
(2) Residence in, or any other connection with, this jurisdiction is not a requirement for admission by the Supreme Court.
Note: A person may seek admission by the Supreme Court of any participating jurisdiction, subject to compliance with this Law and applicable jurisdictional legislation.
(3) Any person may, in accordance with any applicable rules of court, object to the Supreme Court to the admission of a particular person.
(4) Nothing in this section is intended to interfere with the inherent jurisdiction of the Supreme Court to refuse admission.

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