Recent rule and by-law amendments

Posted: 04/02/2018

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The Law Society By-Laws, lawyers’ Rules of Professional Conduct and the Paralegal Professional Conduct Guidelines were amended regarding the following matters:

January 2018

By-Law 7.1 and lawyers’ conduct rules amended re: electronic registration of title documents  Amendments to Rules 6.1-5 and 6.1-6 and By-Law 7.1 reflect recent changes to the Teraview system.

February 2018

Paralegal guidelines amended re: language rights

The paralegal guidelines were amended to enhance guidance to paralegals in situations where clients should be made aware of their right to use an official or statutorily recognized language of their choice.

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