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Act of Sederunt (Regulation of Advocates) 2011

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Admission to the office of advocate

2.—(1) A person is to be admitted to the office of advocate if the person meets criteria prescribed in rules made by the Faculty of Advocates.

(2) An application for admission is to be made by petition to the court.

(3) On presentation of the petition, the court is to pronounce an interlocutor remitting to the Faculty to assess whether the petitioner meets the criteria for admission and to report accordingly to the court.

(4) Rule 57.3 of the Rules of the Court of Session 1994(1) (admission as advocate) is revoked.

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S.I. 1994/1443, last amended by S.S.I. 2011/303.

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