The following definitions apply in this Act.
“articling student“ means a person enrolled in the society’s bar admission program and registered in the student register as an articling student. (« stagiaire »)
“bencher”means a member of the governing body of the society, except when used in reference to a life bencher or honorary bencher. (« conseiller »)
“elected bencher” means a person, other than the student bencher, elected to serve as a bencher. (« conseiller élu »)
“foreign jurisdiction” means a jurisdiction outside of Manitoba in which the legal profession is regulated. (« autorité législative étrangère »)
“law corporation” means a corporation that holds a valid permit issued under Part 4. (« cabinet d’avocats à responsabilité limitée »)
“law firm” means a sole proprietorship, a partnership, a law corporation or any other joint arrangement or legal entity that provides legal services. (« cabinet d’avocats »)
“law student” means a person enrolled in a law degree program and registered in the student register as a law student. (« étudiant en droit »)
“lawyer” includes a barrister, a solicitor and an attorney-at-law. (« avocat »)
“limited practice certificate” means a certificate issued to a person under section 25.1 that authorizes the person to engage in the limited practice of law. (« certificat d’exercice restreint »)
“limited practitioner” means a person who holds a valid limited practice certificate issued by the society. (« praticien à exercice restreint »)
“member” means a member of the society, unless the context requires a different meaning. (« membre »)
“practising lawyer” means a lawyer who holds a valid practising certificate issued by the society. (« avocat en exercice »)
“president” means the president of the society. (« président »)
“society” means The Law Society of Manitoba. (« Société »)
“student” means a law student or articling student. (« étudiant »)
S.M. 2015, c. 29, s. 2.
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