THE STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

SUPREME COURT OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

O R D E R

Pursuant to Part II, Article 73-a of the New Hampshire Constitution and Supreme Court Rule 51(7), the Supreme Court of New Hampshire approves, on a temporary basis, adoption of an amendment to Supreme Court Rule 42(10)(a)(iv) as set forth in Appendix A. This amendment shall take effect immediately, and shall be referred to the Advisory Committee on Rules for consideration of whether it should be adopted on a permanent basis.

February 10, 2004

                                                        ATTEST: ___________________________

                                                                            Eileen Fox, Clerk
                                                                            Supreme Court of New Hampshire

 

APPENDIX A

Amend Supreme Court Rule 42(10(a)(iv), on a temporary basis, by deleting said subsection and replacing it with the following:

(iv) Have either:

            (A) taken and passed the bar examination in another state, territory, or the District of Columbia that allows admission without examination of persons admitted to practice law in New Hampshire under circumstances comparable to those set forth in this rule, provided that the applicant is currently a member in good standing of said jurisdiction and authorized to practice law therein; or

            (B) been primarily engaged in the active practice of law, for five of the seven years immediately preceding the date upon which the motion is filed, in states, territories, or the District of Columbia that allow admission without examination of persons admitted to practice law in New Hampshire under circumstances comparable to those set forth in this rule, provided that the applicant was a member in good standing of said jurisdictions and authorized to practice law therein throughout the aforesaid five-year period and is currently a member in good standing of said jurisdictions and authorized to practice law therein;