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Validity of student enrolment

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Regulation 14: Validity of student enrolment


A certificate of enrolment, once granted, is valid for the lifetime of the applicant subject to the cancellation provisions in regulation 33.


A certificate of enrolment will automatically expire upon admission as a solicitor.