Filing & Service

Report
Practising Certificate Module
Integrated Electronic Litigation System
2014
Overview
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Brief introduction to the PC Module
Pre-application
Filing the PC application
Filing documents for Notice of Change of Particulars
Q&A
Brief introduction to the PC Module
• One-stop shop
• Replacement of former PC E-filing System
• eLitigation integration
Administrators:
Preparing for PC filings
• Step 1: Register for eLitigation
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Full access or limited access to PC Module only
includes putting in place GIRO arrangements
Visit www.elitigation.sg  “Get Ready” to learn how to sign
up
• Step 2: Ensure that applicant has a personal
eLitigation account and SingPass ID and Password
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BOTH lawyer and lawyer (view only) roles CAN file PC
applications and incur charges for such applications
Administrators:
Preparing for PC filings
• Step 3: Ensure that all supporting documents ready
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Accountants’ reports (if required) or exemptions
Indemnity Insurance Certificate
AGC-issued Certificate of Registration (for section 130N
applicants)
• Applicants without any eLitigation access must make
application via the Lawnet Service Bureaux.
MAKING THE PC
APPLICATION
• Step-by-Step Guide may be found by
visiting
elitigation website (www.elitigation.sg)
 Reference Centre
 Application for Practising Certificate
Key Features of the PC Module
• Single consolidated form for filing of PC applications
• Single point of payment for outstanding amounts due
to the Supreme Court Law Society, the Singapore
Academy of Law
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NB: Payments pertaining to a practice year other than the
year for which an application is being made must still be
paid directly to the relevant agency.
Key Features of the PC Module
• 3 primary types of application forms
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Singapore Law Practice
Foreign Law Practice (divided into sub-categories limited by
COR)
Locum Practice
Sample Application
• Sample application form
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Pre-populated information
Key Features of the PC Module
• Application can only be made by the applicant using
his personal eLitigation account and his AAS Number
(eg. AAS100/2013)
• Automatic service of application on all external
agencies  no need to visit LawSoc/SAL/AGC
separately and no need to select parties to be
served in Step 3 of the application.
Key Features of the PC Module
• Payment deducted automatically upon submission of
application but subject to clearance of funds.
• No further action required after submission unless
directed to do so. Please allow time for the external
agencies and Supreme Court to process application.
• Applicant must monitor his eLitigation inbox for
updates on the PC application.
NOTICE OF CHANGE OF PARTICULARS
Filing a
Notice of Change of Particulars
• Two types of Notice of Change of Particulars
(“NOCP”)
• Form will be automatically selected depending on
whether filing is via AAS number or PC number
• Solicitor with PC issued in current Practising Year
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File using PC Number
• Solicitor without a PC issued in current Practising
Year
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File using AAS Number
Locating AAS number
and PC number
• Case file “Documents” Tab
Filing a
Notice of Change of Particulars
• Screenshots showing both types of Notices
• When composing forms, type new information in
yellow fields
Filing a
Notice of Change of Particulars
• Automatic service on relevant agencies
• For FAQs on foreign law firms, please visit Supreme
Court website (www.supcourt.gov.sg)  Services
 Practising Certificates E-Filing Service
• More information can also be found in the FAQs
section under the category entitled “Practising
Certificate (PC)”
PC Application and support
Application
• PC filing – avoid last minute : all lawyers are encouraged to file early
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All lawyers can file through the eLitigation system
− if their law firm practice is a registered user of eLitigation and
− applicant has been designated as an authorised user of eLitigation
and
− payment arrangement is by way of GIRO electronic payment only
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For solicitor whose firm is not currently a subscriber to eLitigation
 they can only make an application through the Service Bureaux
PC Application and support
Support
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Arrangements are made to support all lawyers in their filing
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Our Service Bureaux will provide for additional load on PC filing
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All our helpdesk are trained to answer and support queries on PC
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Lawyers can also walk-in to file at Law Society. Assistance will be
provided
For any query, please call CrimsonLogic helpdesk at 6887 7222 or email
[email protected]
http://www.elitigation.sg/GetReady/
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