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Legal Practitioners (Amendment) Decree 2012 (Decree No.30)

GOVERNMENT OF FIJI
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LEGAL PRACTITIONERS (AMENDMENT) DECREE 2012
(DECREE NO. 30 OF 2012)


IN exercise of the powers vested in me as the President of the Republic of Fiji and the Commander in Chief of the Republic of Fiji Military Forces by virtue of the Executive Authority of Fiji Decree 2009, I hereby make the following Decree -

TO AMEND THE LEGAL PRACTITIONERS DECREE 2009

Short title and commencement

1. This Decree may be cited as the Legal Practitioners (Amendment) Decree 2012 and shall come into force on the date of its publication in the Gazette.

Section 144 amended

2. Section 144 of the Legal Practitioners Decree 2009 is amended by inserting the following new subsections after subsection (4) –


"(5) Any other person appointed under subsection (1) who is not a legal practitioner and the holder of a practicing certificate that is in force, may be appointed for a term of years.

(6) All such persons appointed without fixed term shall be deemed to have been appointed for a term to expire on 30 June 2012 and are eligible for re-appointment for a term of years thereafter"


GIVEN under my hand this 11th day of April 2012.

EPELI NAILATIKAU
President of the Republic of Fiji


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