Applications for Bar Examination 2019

The Examination for Admission of Attorneys at law (the Bar Examination) in terms of section 20 of the Legal Practitioners Act will take place on 5 August - 16th August 2019. Applicants to write the Bar Examination are invited to make application to the Registrar of the Supreme Court.


Examination Schedule

The examinations will be according to the following Schedule:

Monday 5 August 2019: Paper 1: Civil Code of Seychelles and all laws to be read as part thereof

Tuesday 6 August 2019: Paper 2: Seychelles Code of Civil Procedure

Thursday 8 August 2019: Paper 3:

        - (1) Immovable Property (Judicial Sales) Act

        - (2) Immovable Property (Transfer Restriction) Act

        - (3) The Land Registration Act

        - (4) The Mortgage and Registration Act

Friday 9 August 2019: Paper 4:

        - (1) Penal Code

        - (2) Criminal Procedure Code


Monday 12 August 2019: Paper 5: General Principles of Law of Evidence

Tuesday 13 August 2019: Paper 6: Commercial Code Company Law

Wednesday 14 August 2019: Paper 7:

        - (1) Civil Status Act

        - (2) Children Act

        - (3) Matrimonial Causes Act

Friday 16 August 2019: Paper 8: Constitutional and Administrative Law


Applying to write the Bar Examination

According to the Rules and Procedures for the Seychelles Bar Examination:

1.1.   Persons wishing to apply to write the Bar Examination may apply in writing to the Registrar of the Supreme Court enclosing a certified copy of their certificate of completion of a qualifying degree in law, and payment in the form of a cheque or bank transfer of an examination fee of SR.5000.00 (five thousand rupees).

1.2.   Public Sectors may make payment by internal transfer using the following economic code: 031X100-000000-3311104-000

1.3.   Cheques should be made payable to the Registrar, Supreme Court. Applicants are requested to not enclose cash with their application.

1.4.   No Applications to write the Bar Examination will be accepted or processed after 1 calendar month prior to the date of the first examination in the examining period.


The Rules and Procedures for the Bar Examination are available from the Registrar of the Supreme Court.