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Law Society Council Elections held on 24 October 2017 - Request for waiver under section 50(2) of the Legal Profession Act

 Law Society Council Elections held on 24 October 2017

(For the attention of Advocates and Solicitors in ALL Categories (the Junior, Middle and Senior Category), who have in force a practising certificate on 11 October 2017 (nomination day).

The Law Society of Singapore has informed the Registrar that practitioner members in ALL Categories (the Junior, Middle and Senior Category) are required to vote in the Law Society Council Election held on 24 October 2017 (“election day”). Please note that under the Legal Profession Act, voting is compulsory and practitioner members in the above categories who fail to vote on election day may not be entitled to apply for a practising certificate. The Election has been held on TUESDAY, 24 OCTOBER 2017 between 7.00am and 7.00pm.

Practitioner members who are not in Singapore on election day, or have a good and sufficient reason for not voting, may seek a waiver from the voting requirement after 24 October 2017 from the Registrar, Supreme Court. For details on how to apply, please click here