Advocates (Continuing Legal Education) Regulations, 2004

Date of promulgation: 

26 August 2004

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THE ADVOCATES (CONTINUING LEGAL EDUCATION) REGULATIONS, 2004.

 

 

Regulation

 

1.    Title

2.    Interpretation


ARRANGEMENTOF REGULATIONS.

 

 

Preliminary


 

Undertaking of Continuing Legal Education

 

3.    Advocates to undertake CLE

4.    Exemption from undertaking CLE

5.    Application for exemption

6.    Waiver to undertake CLE

 

Accreditation of Providers, Programmes and Workshops

 

7.    Application for accreditation as provider

8.    Accreditation of programme or workshop

9.    Application for accreditation of  programme or workshop

10.    Standards for programme or workshop

 

 

Duties of Advocates, the Committee and Providers

 

 

11.    Duties of advocate

12.    Duties of Committee

13.    Duties of provider

Regulation

 

14.    Evaluation by provider

 

Miscellaneous

 

15.    Advertisement of programme or workshop

16.    Facilities for advocates with disabilities

17.    Non compliance.

 

 

 

SCHEDULE

 

APPLICATION FOR ACCREDITATION OF CLE PROGRAMME/ WORKSHOP.


 

The Advocates (Continuing Legal Education) Regulations, 2004.

(Under section 77(1) (a) of the Advocates Act, Cap 267).

 

IN EXERCISE  of the powers conferred on the Law Council by section 77(1) (a) of the Advocates Act, these Regulations are made this 26th day of August, 2004.

 

1. Title

These   Regulations   may   be   cited   as   the   Advocates   (Continuing   Legal Education) Regulations, 2004.

 

2.   Interpretation

In these Regulations, unless the context otherwise requires—

 

“accredited  provider”  means  an  institution,  association  or  other  person accredited by the Committee to provide continuing legal education in accordance with these Regulations;

 

“Act” means the Advocates Act;

“advocate” means a person whose name is entered on the roll of advocates; “approved instructor” means an advocate or judge approved or sponsored by an accredited provider to conduct a CLE programme or workshop;

 

“CLE” means continuing legal education provided in accordance with these Regulations;

 

“Committee”  means  the  Committee  on  Legal  Education  and  Training established by section 6A of the Act;

 

“faculty” includes a resource person, lecturer, speaker or other person who conducts CLE activities;

“in-house activity” means an educational activity offered by a law firm or group of law firms, a corporate entity or a government department; or a  combination  of  those  activities,  and  with  which  an  advocate  is affiliated;