No. S 131
Legal Profession Act
Legal Profession
(Admission) (Amendment)
Rules 2012
In exercise of the powers conferred by section 10(1) and (2) of the Legal Profession Act, the Singapore Institute of Legal Education, after consulting the Minister for Law and the Council of the Law Society of Singapore, hereby makes the following Rules:
Citation and commencement
1.  These Rules may be cited as the Legal Profession (Admission) (Amendment) Rules 2012 and shall come into operation on 1st April 2012.
Deletion and substitution of rule 32
2.  Rule 32 of the Legal Profession (Admission) Rules 2011 (G.N. No. S 244/2011) is deleted and the following rule substituted therefor:
Ad hoc admissions
32.—(1)  The following areas of legal practice are prescribed for the purposes of section 15(2) of the Act:
(a)constitutional and administrative law;
(b)criminal law;
(c)family law.
(2)  For the purposes of section 15(5) of the Act, a person who applies to be admitted under section 15 of the Act shall —
(a)pay the Attorney-General a fee of $1,000 for his costs incurred in the application; and
(b)pay the Society a fee of $1,000 for their costs incurred in the application.”.
Made this 30th day of March 2012.
Singapore Institute of Legal Education.
[SILE/2012/5/GEN; LAW 06/011/002 V29; AG/LLRD/SL/161/2010/8 Vol. 4]
(To be presented to Parliament under section 131 of the Legal Profession Act).