No. S 533
Legal Profession Act
(Chapter 161)
Legal Profession (Publicity) Rules 1998
In exercise of the powers conferred by section 71(1) of the Legal Profession Act, the Council of the Law Society of Singapore, with the approval of the Chief Justice, hereby makes the following Rules:
Citation and commencement
1.  These Rules may be cited as the Legal Profession (Publicity) Rules 1998 and shall come into operation on 1st December 1998.
2.  In these Rules, unless the context otherwise requires —
“firm” means a firm of advocates and solicitors and includes a sole proprietorship, a partnership of 2 or more advocates and solicitors, and any other form of legal entity by which advocates and solicitors are permitted by law to practise;
“publicity” means any form of advertisement and includes any advertisement —
(a)printed in any medium for the communication of information;
(b)appearing in, communicated through or retrievable from, any mass medium, electronic or otherwise; or
(c)contained in any medium for communication produced or for use by a firm,
and its derivatives, and "publicise", "publicised" and "publicising" shall be construed accordingly.
3.  These Rules shall apply to every advocate and solicitor, whether he is practising as a principal in private practice or in partnership or association with, or in the employment of, another advocate and solicitor.
Made this 20th day of October 1998.
Council of the Law Society of
[LS/37/98; AG/LEG/SL/161/97/1 Vol. 1]
(To be presented to Parliament under section 131 of the Legal Profession Act).