6. Section 12 of the principal Act is amended —
by deleting paragraphs (c) and (d) of subsection (1) and substituting the following paragraphs:
has satisfactorily served the practice training period applicable to him, and has, during that period, received such supervised training in relation to the practice of Singapore law as may be prescribed by the Board;
has attended and satisfactorily completed such courses of instruction as may be prescribed by the Board;”;
by deleting the full-stop at the end of paragraph (e) of subsection (1) and substituting the word “; and”, and by inserting immediately thereafter the following paragraph:
has kept such dining terms as may be prescribed by the Board.”; and
by deleting subsection (2) and substituting the following subsections:
“(2) The Board may, in its discretion, exempt a qualified person from the whole or any part of the requirement under subsection (1)(f), if the Board is of the opinion that the qualified person is, by reason of his standing and experience or for any other cause, a fit and proper person to be so exempted.
(3) An exemption granted to a person under subsection (2) —
may be subject to such conditions as the Board may think fit to impose by notice in writing to the person;
may be notified in writing to the person; and
need not be published in the Gazette.”.