Report of The Committee on Legal Affairs, Governance, Human Rights And Gender Matters on The Legal Practitioners (Amendment) Bill, N.A.B. No. 18 of 2009

Report Summary

The objects of this Bill are to amend the Legal Practitioners Act so as to –

(a)                revise the professional and academic qualifications necessary for a person to be admitted as legal practitioner;

(b)               confer the rank and dignity of a State Counsel upon the Director of Public Prosecutions; and

(c)                provide for matters connected with or incidental to the foregoing.