Legal Profession > Continuing Professional Development
The Legal Profession Rules 2009 as amended at 21 February 2015 come into effect as of 1 April 2015.
The amended Rules apply for the CPD year commencing 1 April 2015 and ending 31 March 2016, and compliance is for the renewal of practising certificates for the year beginning 1 July 2016. Legal Profession Rules 2009
On the 20th of February the Board sent a Notice to the Profession outlining the main changes in the amended Legal Profession Rules 2009 .
The CPD Requirements and Guidelines document has been amended to reflect the changes to the Legal Profession Rules 2009 as per the Amendment Rules.
A main change to the Rules has been the introduction of 4 Competency Areas and to assist practitioners and providers with this the Board has prepared a Guidelines document for the allocation of topics to the different Competency Areas.