AustLII Tasmanian Numbered Regulations

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Rule 4 amended (Attendance at practice)

Rule 4 of the Principal Rules is amended as follows:
(a) by omitting subrule (1) and substituting the following subrules:
(1)  A practitioner must not carry on his or her practice at any place unless the practitioner or another practitioner –
(a) is in charge of that place; and
(b) spends substantial time at that place during its normal business hours.
(1A)  A practitioner must not carry on a branch of his or her practice at any place unless –
(a) the practitioner or another practitioner is in charge of that place; and
(b) there is displayed in a prominent area in that place for inspection by members of the public a notice that –
(i) specifies the contact details of another office of the practice at which a practitioner may be contacted; and
(ii) if a practitioner is not in attendance, specifies when a practitioner will next be in attendance.
(1B)  A notice under subrule (1A)(b) is to be in a form approved by the Council.
(b) by omitting from subrule (2) " subrule (1) " and substituting " subrule (1) or (1A) " .

These Rules of Practice were made by the Council of the Law Society at a meeting held on 5 May 2003.

The common seal of the Law Society of Tasmania was affixed on 5 May 2003, in the presence of –

Christopher A. Cunningham


Daniel Zeeman


Martyn Hagan

Executive Director

Displayed and numbered in accordance with the Rules Publication Act 1953 .

Notified in the Gazette on 14 May 2003

These rules are administered in the Department of Justice and Industrial Relations.


(This note is not part of the rule)

These Rules of Practice amend the Rules of Practice 1994 by making further provision in respect of the attendance of a practitioner at a practice.

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