Timeline

This timeline applies to

  • regular membership applications
  • applications for Canadian Legal Advisor (CLA) certificates, and
  • student-at-law (articling) applications.

A lawyer who urgently requires the entitlement to practice law in the Territory can apply for a combined Restricted Appearance Certificate (RAC) and Regular Membership or Canadian Legal Advisor (CLA) option.

Timeline
  1. Submission - Applicants must submit their application within ten (10) working days before the next scheduled MAC’s scheduled review date (every 2 weeks on Mondays – see Calendar below).
  2. Receipt - Applicants will receive a confirmation of receipt within three (3) working days which will include a request to provide any outstanding information or materials.
  3. The Membership and Admission Committee (MAC) will examine an application and provide a recommendation to the Executive Committee within fifteen (15) working days assuming no further information is required from the applicant.
  4. The Executive Committee will consider the MAC’s recommendation and provide their decision to approve (or not) the application for admission within ten (10) working days assuming no further information is required from the applicant.

2020 Calendar

  • January 13
  • January 27
  • February 10
  • February 24
  • March 9
  • March 23
  • April 6
  • April 20
  • May 4
  • May 18
  • June 1
  • June 15
  • June 29
  • July 13
  • July 27
  • August 10
  • August 24
  • September 7
  • September 21
  • October 5
  • October 19
  • November 2
  • November 16
  • November 30
  • December 14
  • December 28