New South Wales Consolidated Acts
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LEGAL PROFESSION UNIFORM LAW (NSW) - SECT 16
(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
(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.
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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