CIVIL SERVICE (SPECIAL LEGAL QUALIFICATION) ACT

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

   1   Short title

   2   Specified legal professional qualification

   3   Grant of Civil Service (Special Legal Qualification) Certificate

   4   What is to be specified in Certificate

   5   Provisions relating to holder of Certificate

   6   Revocation of Certificate

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THE CIVIL SERVICE (SPECIAL LEGAL QUALIFICATION) ACT

[Date of Commencement: 26th August, 1948]

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<IN:LF:0,RT:1.64514,FI:0>Act 42 of 1969.

1   Short title

   This Act may be cited as the Civil Service (Special Legal Qualification) Act.

2   Specified legal professional qualification

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   For the purposes of this Act a person shall be deemed to be possessed of the specified legal professional qualification if he is a member of the Bar of Jamaica or of England or of Northern Ireland or of the Faculty of Advocates of Scotland or a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Judicature of Jamaica, England, Scotland, or Northern Ireland or a Law Agent in Scotland, and shall be deemed to cease to be possessed of such legal professional qualification if he ceases to be a member of the Bar of Jamaica or of England or of Northern Ireland or of the Faculty of Advocates of Scotland or a Solicitor of the Supreme Court or of the Supreme Court of Judicature of England, Scotland, or Northern Ireland or a Law Agent in Scotland.

[42/1969 3rd Sch.]

3   Grant of Civil Service (Special Legal Qualification) Certificate

   Where the Chief Justice of Jamaica is satisfied that any member of the Civil Service of Jamaica who is the holder of any of the specified legal professional qualifications is about, for reasons not discreditable to himself, to take such steps as may be necessary as to cause himself to cease to be the holder of such specified legal professional qualifications, the Chief Justice may, on the application of such person, grant to such person a Civil Service (Special Legal Qualification) Certificate under this Act.

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