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3. Compliance

a. COMPLIANCE PERIOD

Members admitted or readmitted to the Bar after the establishment of the program shall be assigned to the appropriate Compliance Group based on their Chapter membership on the date of admission or readmission. (Paragraph 1, Section 3, Rule 3, Ibid.)

The initial compliance period after admission or readmission shall begin on the first day of the month of admission or readmission and shall end on the same day as that of all other members in the same Compliance Group. (Paragraph 2, Section 3, Rule 3, Ibid.)

Where four (4) months or less remain of the initial compliance period after admission or readmission, the member is not required to comply with the program requirement for the initial compliance. (Paragraph 2 [a], Section 3, Rule 3, Ibid.)

Where more than four (4) months remain of the initial compliance period after admission or readmission, the member shall be required to complete a number of hours of approved continuing legal education activities equal to the number of months remaining in the compliance period in which the member is admitted or readmitted. Such member shall be required to complete a number of hours of education in legal ethics in proportion to the number of months remaining in the compliance period. Fractions of hours shall be rounded up to the next whole number. (Paragraph 2 (b), Section 3, Rule 3, Ibid.)

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