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Rules of Practice 1994 (S.R. 1994, No. 229)
|Requested: 30 May 2017|
|Consolidated as at: 17 Mar 2006|
(1) A practitioner may advertise in connection with his or her practice if the advertisement
(a) does not contain a statement that the practitioner knows to be false; and
(b) is not misleading or deceptive or likely to mislead or deceive; and
(c) does not make or imply a comparison with another practitioner; and
(d) is not vulgar, sensational or of a nature that, in the opinion of the Society, is likely to bring the practitioner, the legal profession or the legal system into disrepute.
(2) In respect of any investigation of a complaint or any disciplinary proceedings under Part 8 of the Act, a practitioner claiming expertise or specialty in a particular field of the law, if required by the Society, must prove that the claim is
(a) not false; and
(b) not misleading or deceptive or likely to mislead or deceive.
(3) Subrule (2) does not apply to the practice of mediation or arbitration.