Legal Profession Act 2004 No 112
Current version for 4 July 2014 to date (accessed 22 December 2014 at 18:46)

204   Grant or renewal of registration

(1)  The domestic registration authority must consider an application that has been made for the grant or renewal of registration as a foreign lawyer and may:
(a)  grant or refuse to grant the registration, or
(b)  renew or refuse to renew the registration,
and in granting or renewing the registration may impose conditions as referred to in section 224 (Conditions imposed by domestic registration authority).
(1A)  The domestic registration authority may, when granting or renewing registration, impose conditions as referred to in section 224 (Conditions imposed by domestic registration authority).
(2)  If the domestic registration authority grants or renews registration, the authority must, as soon as practicable, give the applicant a registration certificate or a notice of renewal.
(2A)  If the domestic registration authority:
(a)  refuses to grant or renew registration, or
(b)  imposes a condition of the registration and the applicant does not agree to the condition,
the authority must, as soon as practicable, give the applicant an information notice.
(3)  If the domestic registration authority refuses to grant or renew registration, the domestic registration authority must, as soon as practicable, give the applicant an information notice.
(4)  A notice of renewal may be in the form of a new registration certificate or any other form the authority considers appropriate.
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