Announcement: Examination for Admission of Attorneys at Law (The Bar Examination) - 2020

Please take note that the Board of Examiners has taken the decision to postpone the Bar Examination to November 2020. The Bar Examination will therefore not take place from 21 September 2020 – 3 October 2020, as published in the Government Gazette on 20 July 2020 under Notice No. 530 of 2020. The Bar Examination will take place on 3 November – 13 November 2020. Applications to write the Bar Exam will be accepted until 30 September 2020, after which no further applications will be accepted.

To apply please submit your application to the Registrar, enclosing a certified copy of your certificate of completion of a qualifying law degree, and payment of an examination fee of SR. 5000.00 (five thousand rupees).

If you have already submitted your application, you are not required to resubmit your application.

The Bar Examination Schedule will be as follows, and will be re-published in the Government Gazette:

Tuesday, 3 November 2020

Paper 1: Civil Code of Seychelles and all laws to be read as part thereof

Wednesday, 4 November 2020

Paper 2: Seychelles Code of Civil Procedure

Thursday, 5 November 2020

Paper 3:

  1. Immovable Property (Judicial Sales) Act
  2. The Immovable Property (Transfer Restriction) Act
  3. The Land Registration Act
  4. The Mortgage and Registrations Act

Friday, 6 November 2020

Paper 4:

  1. Penal Code
  2. Criminal Procedure Code

Monday, 9 November 2020

Paper 5: General Principles of Law of Evidence

Tuesday, 10 November 2020

Paper 6: Commercial Code/Company Law

Thursday, 12 November 2020

Paper 7:

  1. Civil Status Act
  2. Children Act
  3. Matrimonial Causes Act

Friday, 13 November 2020

Paper 8: Constitutional and Administrative Law