Legal Practitioners – Frequently Asked Questions
When can I start to apply for the 2019 Fidelity Fund Certificates?
The online Fidelity Fund Certificates system started accepting applications for 2019 on 21 November 2018, considering that the Legal Practice Council and the remaining section of the Act only came into effect on 1 November 2018.The Rules in terms of sections 95(1) and (3) of the Act was gazetted on 20 July 2018 and include Rules 47, 48, 49, 51 and 52 that prescribe the form for the application for the FFC, with reference to schedules 7A and 7B. These Rules are applied by the Legal Practice Council since its establishment in terms of Chapter 2 of the Act and apply to all legal practitioners (attorneys and advocates) as well as all candidate legal practitioners and juristic entities as defined in the Act.
Legal Practitioners Fidelity Fund Certificate Applications
The Legal Practitioners Fidelity Fund Certificate Application Form was published on 30 September 2015 and certain…
Application Procedure and Guidelines
Practitioners are required to obtain an Legal Practitioners Fidelity Fund Certificate each year. This certificate, without which…