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"Law Clerk" means a person, qualified through education, training, or work experience,
who is employed or retained by a Lawyer, law office, governmental agency, or other entity in a capacity or function which involves the performance, under the ultimate direction and guidance of a Lawyer, or duties of an administrative or managerial nature, and/or of specifically-delegated substantive legal work which requires a sufficient knowledge of legal concepts that in the absence of a law clerk the Lawyer would perform.

"Lawyer" is an individual who is qualified to practise the profession of law in a Province or Territory of Canada and whose qualifications have not been revoked or suspended.

"Qualifying Employment" means being engaged in the performance of the duties of a Law Clerk in Ontario on a full time basis. For the purposes of such qualification, "Ontario" shall include, in the case of a Law Clerk employed or retained by Parliament or a federal court or the Government of Canada (including any of its corporations or agencies), all of the National Capital Region as defined or prescribed by the laws of Canada.

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