Solicitors Act, 1954


Qualifying for Admission as Solicitor.

Requirements for admission as solicitor.

24.—Subject to this Part of this Act, a person shall not be admitted as a solicitor unless—

(a) he has attained the age of 21 years,

(b) he has been bound by indentures of apprenticeship to serve as an apprentice to a practising solicitor for the appropriate term and has satisfied the Society that he has duly served under such indentures,

(c) he has obtained from the Society a certificate or certificates certifying that he has passed the appropriate prescribed examinations, and

(d) he has complied with any prescribed requirements as to service under indentures of apprenticeship and admission of persons to be solicitors or compliance therewith has been waived by the Society.