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The Solicitors (Amendment)(Northern Ireland) Order 1989

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Refusal of practising certificates

5.  In Article 13(1) of the Solicitors Order (discretion of registrar to refuse certificate in special cases)—

(a)after sub-paragraph (c) there shall be inserted—

(cc)where he applies for a practising certificate after a finding by the Tribunal on a complaint under Article 10(3) that he made a false statement material to an application for a previous practising certificate; or;

(b)in sub-paragraph (d) for “of his suspension or his re-admission to” there shall be substituted “or termination of his suspension or the replacement of his name on”;

(c)after sub-paragraph (d) there shall be inserted—

(dd)where, having had a practising certificate suspended under Article 15(2), he first applies for a practising certificate after the expiration of the suspended practising certificate; or;

(d)after sub-paragraph (g) there shall be inserted—

(gg)where he has been invited by the Society to satisfy them that he has complied with any regulationsmade under Article 6 in relation to education ortraining, and, having failed so to satisfy the Society,has been notified in writing by the Society that he has so failed;;

(e)in sub-paragraph (h) for “affecting” there shall be substituted “relating to”; and

(f)after sub-paragraph (h) there shall be inserted—

(hh)where, having been required by Article 35(1) to deliver an accountant’s report to the Society—

(a)he has not delivered that report within the period allowed by Article 35(2); or

(b)he has been invited by the Society to satisfy them that, in relation to any report delivered to the Society, he has complied with regulations made under Article 35, and, having failed so to satisfy the Society, has been notified in writing by the Society that he has so failed;.

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