Legislation

 

Legal Profession (Continuing Professional Development) Rules 2012 (with effect from 15 September 2017)

 

The CPD Rules 2012 is the legislative framework of the CPD scheme. It came into operation on 1 April 2012. The CPD Rules 2012 is enacted under section 10 read with section 131 of the Legal Profession Act (Cap 161, 2009 Rev Ed). Amongst other things, the CPD Rules 2012 defines what a ‘CPD Activity’ is, specifies the number of CPD points which must be obtained by solicitors, and sets out the various CPD requirements that solicitors regulated under the CPD scheme must fulfil.

 

Guidelines on the Continuing Professional Development Scheme 2017 (with effect from 1 January 2017)

 

The CPD Guidelines 2017 supplements the CPD Rules 2012 by providing more details on the operation and interpretation of certain aspects of the CPD scheme. The CPD Guidelines 2017 is issued pursuant to rule 14 of the CPD Rules 2012. Amongst other things, the CPD Guidelines 2017 specifies categories of activities eligible for claims of private CPD points, explains the operation of the Attendance Policy, and specifies how CPD points are calculated.

 

 

Archive

 

2016

Legal Profession (Continuing Professional Development) Rules 2012 (with effect from 1 January 2015)

 

 

2014

Legal Profession (Continuing Professional Development) Rules 2012 (effective till 31 December 2014)

 

Guidelines on the Continuing Professional Development Scheme 2012 (effective till 31 December 2014)

 

Guidelines on Mandatory CPD Activity for CPD Year 2014 (Ethics and Professional Responsibility)

 

2013

Guidelines on Mandatory CPD Activity for CPD Year 2013 (Ethics and Professional Responsibility)

 

 

 

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