National Forum on the Legal Profession comes into effect on 1 February 2015
2015 Attorneys Admission Examination syllabus published

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Legal Practice Act 28 of 2014
Parts 1 and 2 of Chapter 10 of the Legal Practice Act come into effect on 1 February 2015. This brings into effect the National Forum on the Legal Profession, the transitional body which must lay the groundwork for the Legal Practice Council. The provincial law societies continue to carry out their functions in terms of the Attorneys Act.
Read GG 38412/23-01-2015.

Read more on the functions of the National Forum.
Click here to view the LSSA representatives on the National Forum for the Legal Profession.
Click here to download the Legal Practice Act.
Click here for the background to the Legal Practice Act.

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