oa De Rebus - National Forum meets for third time to continue Legal Practice Act work : LSSA news
|Article Title||National Forum meets for third time to continue Legal Practice Act work : LSSA news|
|© Publisher:||Law Society of South Africa|
|Affiliations||1 Law Society of South Africa|
|Publication Date||Nov 2015|
The National Forum on the Legal Profession (NF) held itsthird meeting for the year in Centurion on 19 September. In terms of s 105(1) of the Legal Practice Act 28 of 2014, the NF must hold at least four meetings a year. The September meeting was its third meeting including the launch of the NF in March this year. The NF will hold its fourth meeting on 23 January 2016. Kgomotso Moroka SC and Max Boqwana - the NF chairperson and deputy chairperson respectively - drafted a first report on the NF's activities and submitted the report to Justice Minister, Michael Masutha, as required by the Act. They then met with the Minister on 21 September to report to the Minister on developments and on the work undertaken by the NF to pave the way for 'the effective and efficient implementation of the Act' by the Legal Practice Council (LPC) once it comes into effect.
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