practising certificate

practising certificate

the document issued to solicitors in England and Wales by the Law Society and in Scotland by the Law Society of Scotland, entitling the solicitor to practise.
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The 35 cases disposed comprised 31 involving charges against a total of 27 lawyers or former lawyers, 2 were appeals against the declining or refusal to issue a practising certificate, and 2 were applications to practise on own account.
Earlier, Chief Registrar of the Judiciary Anne Amadi had in a letter said Qureshi had complied with all requirements needed for him to be given a practising certificate.
To be eligible to attend a hearing, the 'duly authorised lawyer' must either a) hold a valid practising certificate; or b) work for a Higher Education institution; or c) work for an educational charity (PD 36 J para 4.5).
A practising certificate is required to practise as a barrister.
A REGISTERED nurse (RN) who provided a false or altered copy of her annual practising certificate (APC) to get a job as an RN at Wellington Hospital has had her registration cancelled.
The 43-year-old was made bankrupt last August and did not renew his practising certificate when it expired last October.
I've written to the Bar Council to surrender my practising certificate and resign my membership."
Registered Nurse (RN), Enrolled Nurse (EN), Anaesthetic Technician (AT): Protected titles under the HPCA Act (2003) that is restricted to persons holding an annual practising certificate of that profession.
The latest Annual Statistics Report from the Law Society showed that the number of practising certificate (PC) holders linked to a named organisation in July, 2013, stood at 127,676 - some 0.9% down on July, 2012.
Lawyers are required to verify their compliance with the CPD requirements to renew their practising certificate.
There is often a lot of confusion between registration and membership, and renewing your Annual Practising Certificate and renewing your membership and/or CPD enrolment with the NZIMLS.
Rachel Podolak, communications manager at the Bar Standards Board, said: "Following his resignation from the circuit bench on June 30, 2010, Gerald Price QC applied to the Bar Council, as the approved regulator of the bar, for a practising certificate to enable him to resume his practice at the bar.