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November 2018 Convocation

Convocation approves changes for ex officio and emeritus Benchers

Convocation approved recommendations on November 30, 2018, that will result in changes to the rights and privileges of ex officio and emeritus Benchers, effective for the next Bencher term, which begins in the spring of 2019. 

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Tribunal calls for comment on new draft Rules

The Law Society Tribunal Committee launched a public call for comment at November 30 Convocation regarding new draft Rules of Practice. 

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Special Convocation to address the future of lawyer licensing process  

A special Convocation will take place on December 10, 2018, to address the future of the lawyer licensing process in Ontario. Full story.

DEBATE ADJOURNED AND DEFFERED TO DEC. 10, 2018 CONVOCATION

Audit and Finance Committee Report

DEFERRED TO DEC. 10, 2018 CONVOCATION

Human Rights Monitoring Group Interventions

ADDITIONAL NEWS ITEMS

Federation of Law Societies of Canada
Appointments
By-law amendment
Review of the Good Character Process

Agenda

Agenda

Treasurer’s Remarks

Consent Agenda - Motion

  • Confirmation of Draft Minutes of Convocation – October 25, 2018

  • Motions

    • ​ Appointments

    • Amendment to By-Law 6
  • ​Executive Director’s Report on Administrative Calls to the Bar

Governance Task Force 2016 Report

Audit and Finance Committee Report
  • Report of the Bencher Remuneration and Expense Reimbursement Working Group

For Information:

  • Third Quarter Law Society Financial Statements and Other Committee Work


Equity and Indigenous Affairs Committee/Comité sur l’équité et les affaires autochtones
Report

  • Human Rights Monitoring Group Request for Interventions

For Information:

  • Equity Legal Education and Rule of Law Series Calendar Winter 2019

REPORTS FOR INFORMATION ONLY

Federation of Law Societies of Canada Update

Tribunal Committee Report

  • Proposed Amendments to the Law Society Tribunal Rules of Practice and Procedure


Professional Regulation Committee Report

  • Update on the Review of the Good Character Process
Convocation was held on November 30, 2018. View the archived webcast.