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Supreme Court Rules 1970
Current version for 6 January 2017 to date (accessed 22 August 2017 at 23:06)
3   Interstate applicant, other than under the Mutual Recognition Act
(1)  This rule applies to an application for admission as a legal practitioner by a person whose name is on the Roll of Barristers, the Roll of Solicitors, the Roll of Barristers and Solicitors or the Roll of Legal Practitioners of the Supreme Court of any other State or Territory of Australia.
(2)  An application to which this rule applies may, at the request of the applicant, be determined or dealt with by the Court in the absence of the public and without any attendance by or on behalf of the applicant.
(3)  A request under subrule (2) may be included in the applicant’s form of application for admission under the Legal Practitioners Admission Rules 1994.
(4)  Where the applicant makes a request under subrule (2) and the applicant is admitted, he or she shall, at the request of this Court, attend at the office of the Supreme Court of his or her State or Territory and:
(a)  take the oath of office as a Legal Practitioner in Form 70AA, and
(b)  sign a Roll of Legal Practitioners (being a Roll kept in the office of that court for the purpose of this rule).
(5)  When this Court has received from the other court:
(a)  the form of oath of office duly completed, and
(b)  notification of the signing of a Roll under subrule (4) (b),
then:
(c)  the Prothonotary shall enter or cause to be entered the name of the person admitted in the Roll of Legal Practitioners in this State, and
(d)  the person admitted shall be entitled to receive a certificate bearing the seal of this Court.
(6)  This rule does not apply to proceedings commenced by notice under Section 19 (1) of the Mutual Recognition Act.