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The functions of the Standing Committee are:

(a) to keep under review, evaluate and assess:
  1. the system and provision of legal education and training in Hong Kong;
  2. without prejudice to the generality of subparagraph (i), the academic requirements and standards for admission to the Postgraduate Certificate in Laws programme;

(b) to monitor the provision of vocational training of prospective legal practitioners in Hong Kong by organizations other than The Law Society of Hong Kong or Hong Kong Bar Association;

(c) to make recommendations on matters referred to in paragraphs (a) and (b); and

(d) to collect and disseminate information concerning the system of legal education and training in Hong Kong.