Exemptions to Bachelor of laws(LLB) degree and Advocates of High court wishing to pursue KASNEB Certified Secretaries(CS) course

SUMMARY OF EXEMPTS TO ADVOCATES OF THE HIGH COURT OF KENYA AND OTHER HOLDERS OF BACHELOR OF LAWS (LLB) DEGREE WISHING TO PURSUE THE CERTIFIED SECRETARIES (CS) QUALIFICATION

The Registration of Certified Public Secretaries Board partially exempts advocates and holders of law degrees from sitting the 18 papers in the CPS exams.

The LSK had petitioned the board to consider exempting lawyers from taking the entire CPS papers, arguing they are captured in law degree training.

Here is a summary of the exemptions to be granted to advocates and other law degree holders who wish to pursue Certified secretaries course offered by KASNEB

HOLDERS OF BACHELOR OF LAWS (LLB) DEGREE WHO ARE NOT ADVOCATES

Papers to be exempted

PART I

Section 1

  • Organisation behavior
  • Business Law
  • Business Communication

 PART II

 Section 3

  • Company law

Total Number of papers exempted are 4 Papers

Total numbers of papers to be attempted are 14 Papers

ADVOCATES WITH LESS THAN 3 YEARS EXPERIENCE

Papers to be exempted

PART I

Section 1

  • Organisation behavior
  • Business Law
  • Business Communication

Section 2

  • Principles of Accounting

PART II

Section 3

  • Company law

Section 4

  • Law and Procedure of meetings

PART III

Section 5

  • Human Resource Management

Total Number of papers exempted are 7 Papers

Total numbers of papers to be attempted are 11 Papers

ADVOCATES WITH OVER 3 YEARS EXPERIENCE BUT LESS THAN 10 YEARS EXPERIENCE

Papers to be exempted

PART I

Section 1

  • Organisation behavior
  • Business Law
  • Business Communication

Section 2

  • Principles of Accounting

PART II

Section 3

  • Company law

Section 4

  • Corporate Secretarial Practice
  • Law and Procedure of meetings

PART III

Section 5

  • Human Resource Management

Total Number of papers exempted are 8 Papers

Total numbers of papers to be attempted are 10 Papers

ADVOCATES WITH OVER 10 YEARS EXPERIENCE

Papers to be exempted

PART I

Section 1

  • Organisation behavior
  • Business Law
  • Business Communication

Section 2

  • Economics
  • Principles of Accounting
  • Public Finance and Taxation

 PART II

 Section 3

  • Company law
  • Financial Management
  • Principles and Practice of Management

Section 4

  • Corporate Secretarial Practice
  • Management Information Practice
  • Law and Procedure of meetings

PART III

Section 5

  • Human Resource Management

Total Number of papers exempted are 13 Papers

Total numbers of papers to be attempted are 5 Papers


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