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Legislation and rules

In NSW, the practice of law and regulation of the legal profession are governed by the Uniform Law, it consists of:

Acts:   Legal Profession Uniform Law (NSW)
             Legal Profession Uniform Law Application Act 2014

Regs:  Legal Profession Uniform Regulations 2015
             Legal Profession Uniform Law Application Regulation 2015

Rules: Legal Profession Uniform General Rules 2015
                                                              Admission Rules 2015
                                                              Law Australian Solicitors' Conduct Rules 2015
                                                              Legal Practice (Solicitors) Rules 2015
                                                              Continuing Professional Development (Solicitors) Rules 2015

or download the Law Society's handbook of the Conduct, Practice and CPD Rules 

Schedules: 

Rule 11 of the Legal Profession Uniform Legal Practice (Solicitors) Rules 2015 (former NSW Rule 58) prescribes the following forms for use in NSW: 

Schedule 1: Declaration by Borrower / Grantor of a Security Interest Schedule 1A: Declaration by Borrower / Grantor of a Security Interest (Corporation)Schedule 1B: Declaration by Borrower/Grantor of a Security Interest (Trustee) Schedule 2: Declaration by Third Party Mortgagor, Guarantor, Surety Mortgagor or Indemnifier for the Borrower/Grantor of a Security Interest Schedule 2A: Declaration by Third Party Mortgagor, Guarantor, Surety Mortgagor or Indemnifier for the Borrower / Grantor of a Security Interest (Corporation)Schedule 3: Interpreter’s Certificate Schedule 4 Part 1: Acknowledgment of Legal Advice by Proposed Borrower/Proposed Grantor of a Security InterestSchedule 4 Part 2: Acknowledgment of Legal Advice by Proposed GuarantorSchedule 4A Part 1: Acknowledgment of Legal Advice by Proposed Borrower/ Grantor of a Security Interest (Corporation) Schedule 4A Part 2: Acknowledgment of Legal Advice by Proposed Guarantor (Corporation) Schedule 4B Part 1: Acknowledgment of Legal Advice by Proposed Borrower/Grantor of a Security Interest (Trustee) Schedule 4C: Acknowledgment of Legal Advice by Proposed Borrower/Grantor of a Security Interest/Trustee (Corporation)