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Law Society Council Elections held on 24 October 2018 – Request for waiver under section 50(2) of the Legal Profession Act

Law Society Council Elections held on 24 October 2018

 

(For the attention of Advocates and Solicitors in the JUNIOR Category, who have in force a practising certificate on 11 October 2018 (nomination day).

 

The Law Society of Singapore has informed the Registrar that practitioner members in the JUNIOR Category are required to vote in the Law Society Council Election held on 24 October 2018 (“election day”). Please note that under the Legal Profession Act, voting is compulsory and practitioner members in the above category who fail to vote on election day may not be entitled to apply for a  practising certificate.

 

Practitioner members in the above category 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 2018 from the Registrar, Supreme Court. For details on how to apply, please click here.