Legal Profession Act 1987 No 109
(1) The Bar Council may, on application, grant a practising
certificate to a legal practitioner authorising the practitioner to practise
as a barrister.
(2) A legal practitioner who does not hold a current practising
certificate as a barrister may at any time apply to the Bar Council for a
practising certificate unless there is in force an order of the Tribunal
preventing the issue of the certificate.
(3) A legal practitioner who holds a current practising certificate as
a barrister may, during the prescribed period before the certificate expires,
apply to the Bar Council for a new practising
(4) Subsection (3) does not prevent the Bar Council from accepting an
application made after the prescribed period and before the next 1