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PART V. PROFESSIONAL ETHICS AND CONDUCT

[204 PA. CODE CH. 83]

Amendment of Rules 203 and 204 of the Pennsylvania Rules of Disciplinary Enforcement; No. 51 Disciplinary Rules; Doc. No. 1

[36 Pa.B. 1642]

Order

Per Curiam:

   And Now, this 21st day of March, 2006, Rules 203(b) and 204(a) of the Pennsylvania Rules of Disciplinary Enforcement are amended to read as follows.

   This Order shall be processed in accordance with Rule 103(b) of the Pennsylvania Rules of Judicial Administration. The amendments adopted hereby shall take effect upon publication in the Pennsylvania Bulletin and shall govern all matters thereafter commenced and, insofar as just and practicable, matters then pending.

   Madame Justice Baldwin did not participate in the decision of this matter.

Annex A

TITLE 204. JUDICIAL SYSTEM GENERAL PROVISIONS

PART V. PROFESSIONAL ETHICS AND CONDUCT

Subpart B. DISCIPLINARY ENFORCEMENT

CHAPTER 83. PENNSYLVANIA RULES OF DISCIPLINARY ENFORCEMENT

Subchapter B. MISCONDUCT

Rule 203. Grounds for discipline.

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   (b)  The following shall also be grounds for discipline:

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   (6)  Making a material misrepresentation of fact or deliberately failing to disclose a material fact in connection with an application submitted under the Pennsylvania Bar Admission Rules.

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Rule 204. Types of discipline.

   (a)  Misconduct shall be grounds for:

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   (7)  Revocation of an attorney's admission or license to practice law in the circumstances provided in Rule 203(b)(6) (relating to grounds for discipline).

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[Pa.B. Doc. No. 06-564. Filed for public inspection April 7, 2006, 9:00 a.m.]



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