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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2010 Week 07 Hansard (Thursday, 1 July 2010) . . Page.. 3273 ..


(4)(a) The table below sets out specialist qualifications that are required by staff of agencies to undertake their roles and responsibilities.

Classification

Specialist Qualifications

ACT Civil and Administrative Tribunal

General President

Appeals President

Part-time President

Acting Presidential Member

Law Degree

Chief Solicitor

Bachelor of laws or equivalent qualification, including some higher degrees (Masters or Doctorate), admission to legal practice in the ACT Supreme Court or the anther jurisdiction and hold a current practicing certificate from the ACT Law Society.

Deputy Chief Solicitor

Bachelor of Laws or equivalent qualification, including some higher degrees (Masters or Doctorate), admission to legal practice in the ACT Supreme Court or another jurisdiction and hold a current practising certificate from the ACT Law Society. In addition each lawyer must hold an authorisation from the chief Solicitor under the Government Solicitor Act 1989 (ACT).

Chief Finance Officer

Accounting Degree or equivalent, membership of an Australian professional accounting body.

Custodial Officer

Certificate III in Correctional Practice following 12 months of service.

Senior First Aid Certificate or equivalent.

Assistant Director (Director of Public Prosecutors)

Admitted to practice or eligible to practise as a barrister and solicitor in the ACT. Not less than 5 years experience as a legal practitioner.

Director of Public Prosecutors

Admitted to practice or eligible to practise as a barrister and solicitor in the ACT. Not less than 10 years experience as a legal practitioner.

Judge

Law Degree at least 5 years relevant work experience as a legal practitioner and be less than 70 years of age

Legal 1 / 2

(1) Bachelor of Laws or equivalent qualification degree in law of an Australian tertiary institution, or a comparable.

(2) For legal practitioners, admission as a practitioner, however described, of the High Court, or the Supreme Court of an Australian State or Territory.

Master of the Supreme Court

Law Degree at least 5 years relevant work experience as a legal practitioner and be less than 70 years of age

Magistrate

Law Degree at least 5 years relevant work experience as a lawyer

Registrar of the Magistrates court

Law Degree and the relevant period of working experience as a Legal Practitioner

Registrar/Deputy Registrar of the Supreme Court

Law Degree and the relevant period of working experience as a legal practitioner


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