THE BAR COURSE PRE -ENTRY EXAMINATIONS 2019
The Law Council by virtue of the Advocates (Amendment) Act, No. 27 of 2002, through the medium of the Committee on Legal Education and Training, exercises general supervision and control over professional legal education including continuing legal education for persons qualified to practice law in Uganda.
One of the functions of the Committee by virtue of Section 6C (1) (c) of the Advocates (Amendment) Act,2002, is to prescribe the professional requirements for admission to the Post- Graduate Bar Course and qualifications necessary for eligibility for enrolment as an advocate.
In exercise of the above powers, the Committee on Legal Education and Training issued the Advocates (Professional Requirements for Admission to Post-Graduate Bar Course) (Amendment) Notice, No.12 of 2010. The above Notice introduced pre-entry examinations. The examinations have been conducted under the supervision of Law Council for the last 8 years.