704 Joint rules for Australian legal practitioners
(1) The Bar Council and Law Society Council may jointly make rules for or with respect to:
(a) any matters about which joint rules are authorised to be made, or
(b) any matters about which they may separately make rules,
in connection with legal practice as an Australian legal practitioner.
(2) Joint rules may but need not apply in the same way to both barristers and solicitors.
(3) Joint rules prevail, to the extent of any inconsistency, over legal profession rules made separately by a Council (whether made before or after the joint rules).