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Newsletter September 2002

1.      FIJI LAW SOCIETY COUNCIL 2002

President Chen Bunn Young

Vice President Adish Kumar Narayan

Council Members Graham Everett Leung

Gwendolyn Karen Phillips

Ronald Rajesh Gordon

Savenaca Qevia Banuve

Tanya Marion Waqanika

Vasantika Patel

2. TRUST ACCOUNT REPORTS

Members are reminded that pursuant to Section 12 (1) of the Trust Accounts Act, Auditors Reports and Trustees Reports for the financial period ending 30.09.2002 would be due for submission by 29.11.2002.

Trustees are therefore advised to make necessary arrangements to comply with the above.

3. PRACTICE MANAGEMENT COURSE

Section 6 [2] of the Legal Practitioners Act provides inter-alia that no person who has been admitted to practise in Fiji more than six months after the Board of Legal Education hasapproved the above course shall be entitled to practise on his or her own account unless that person has satisfactorily completed the course.

Pursuant to Section 6 [3] of the Act, the Board of Legal Education has decided that the Fiji Law Society administers the course.

Members are advised that a Practice Management Course will now be held on Saturday, 16th November 2002 from 8.30am at the Banyon Room, Holiday Inn Suva.

Details of the Course will be released in due course.

A Certificate will be issued to those who complete the course satisfactorily and Participants will earn credit points towards Continuing Legal Education.

A fee of $20.00 shall be payable by 8th November 2002.

4.                  OVERSEAS CONFERENCES

New Zealand Law Society Seminars :

      Guarantees

October 2002

      Securities Markets Updates

October 2002

      Confidential Information

October 2002 

      Introduction to Family Law Practice

October 2002 

Interested Members can contact the Secretariat for registration forms and other details.   

5.                  REVISED CLE PROGRAMME

Attached please find a revised Continuing Legal Education Programme. Members are advised to note the dates and time of the CLEs in their respective locations.

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