SELECT COMMITTEE ON SECURITY AND JUSTICE CALLS FOR PUBLIC SUBMISSIONS ON LEGAL PRACTICE BILL

Parliament's Select Committee on Security and Justice has invited all stakeholders and interested persons to provide written submissions on the Legal Practice Amendment Bill (B 11B � 2017).

The Legal Practice Amendment Bill seeks to amend the Legal Practice Act of 2014 to further regulate, among other matters, the establishment of the South African Legal Practice Council, the prescription of areas of jurisdiction of the Provincial Councils, the composition of the Board, the duties of banks in respect of trust accounts, and the duration of the National Forum on the Legal Profession.

Written submissions must be received by no later than 21 November 2017.

Source: Parliament of the Republic of South Africa

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