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An, Act was passed by tho General Assembly during (lie last session to amend the law regu"lu'ing the admission of legal practitioners, of which the fol'owing aro the provisions : — All persons entitled to be examined and admitted as barristers or ndvocalesin Great Britain or Irolaud, may bo admitted and enrolled as barristers or solicitors of tho Supreme Court of New Zialand, after parsing the examination provided for in clause VI of the Law Piaotitiouers Act. 1861. Secrotai ies, clerks, associates, and marshal, to' tiny judge of the Supreme Conrfc, acting under an authority in writing, may havo their term of servico computed for tho purposes of qualification under the Act of 1861, ns if exclusively engaged in the study of the law, as pupils of a barrister, or serving undercontruct iv writing 03 clerks to a solicitor. • The provisions of tlie Act of 1801, relating to barristers, chall apply, to barristers admitted under tho presont Act. Graduates of any univeriity of the United Kingdom, or of a British colony, maybe admitted as barristers of the Supremo Court of New Zealand on passing the examinations piovided for in clauses VI and IX of tho Law Praotitiouera Act, 1801.

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West Coast Times, West Coast Times, Issue 81, 9 December 1865

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THE BAR IN NEW ZEALAND. West Coast Times, Issue 81, 9 December 1865