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NSW Admission Board Rules

21A NSW Admission Board Rules

(1) The NSW Admission Board may make rules for or with respect to--
(a) any administrative matters relating to the functions of the Board, and
(b) registration and deregistration as, and the discipline of, students-at-law and the qualifications for registration, and
(c) the examination and assessment in academic subjects of candidates for registration and students-at-law, and
(d) fees and costs payable for registration and students-at-law (other than fees for admission to the Australian legal profession) and the refund or remission of fees.
(2) Without limiting subsection (1) or the power of the NSW Admission Board to delegate functions under section 20A, the rules may--
(a) provide for the establishment, dissolution and procedures of committees of the Board, and
(b) confer or provide for conferring functions on a committee, including any functions of the Board, and
(c) provide that a committee exercises any of its functions in an advisory capacity or as delegate of the Board.
(3) A rule may do any of the following--
(a) apply generally or be limited in its application by reference to specified exceptions or factors,
(b) apply differently according to different factors of a specified kind,
(c) authorise any matter or thing to be from time to time determined, applied or regulated by any specified person or body.
(4) A rule made under this section must not be inconsistent with--
(a) this Act, or
(b) the Legal Profession Uniform Law (NSW) , or
(c) the Admission Rules made by the Legal Services Council under Part 9.2 of that Law.
(5) The rules must be published on the NSW legislation website.
(6) Sections 40 and 41 of the Interpretation Act 1987 apply to the rules in the same way as they apply to a statutory rule.

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