SI 2015-37 - Law Society of Zimbabwe (Continuing Professional Development) By-Laws, 2015

IT is hereby notified that the Law Society with the approval of the Minister has, in terms of section 63 of the Legal Practitioners Act [Chapter 27:07], made the following by-laws- These By-laws may be cited as the Law Society of Zimbabwe (Continuing Professional Development) By-laws, 2015.

"Continuing Professional Development" means the system of continuous legal education under which a legal practitioner who has completed his pupillage is required to undergo a minimum of twelve (12) hours of professional or academic engagements, including  compulsory pupillage training, regarded as constituting professional advancement to qualify for the renewal of his practising certificate for each calendar year of practice;

"credits" means a minimum of twelve (12) hours per calendar year of professional or academic engagements undertaken by a legal practitioner as continuous professional development.

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