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To apply for membership, please fill out the membership form and forward it to our office with payment:

Kathryn McKenzie, Executive Secretary

Medico-Legal Society of NSW Inc.

GPO Box 1741, Sydney 2001

T: 0488 220 386 E: executive@medicolegal.org.au

New members, if you do not know any current members to nominate you, please come along to a scientific meeting to meet us and we can help you join, or contact our Executive Secretary, Kathryn McKenzie, at our office.

Ordinary Membership

A duly qualified medical practitioner is defined by the rules of the Society to mean a person who has satisfactorily completed a degree or similar qualification in medicine, in Australia or elsewhere, and who is either:
a) admitted to practice as a medical practitioner in one or more States or Territories of Australia: 
b) a person who would not be denied admission to practice as such in any State or Territory of Australia if he or she applied for admission and paid any relevant 
c) a person who is retired from legal practice in good standing and remains so.

A Doctor in training, is a person with general medical registration (either provisional or full) and with no specialist qualifications but who is working towards specialist qualifications.

A duly qualified legal practitioner is defined by the rules of the Society to mean a person who has satisfactorily completed a degree or similar qualification in law, in Australia or elsewhere, and who is either:
a) admitted to practice as a barrister and/or solicitor or legal practitioner in one or more States or Territories of Australia: or
b) a person who would not be denied admission to practice as such in any State or Territory of  Australia if he or she applied for admission and paid any relevant fee.
c) a person who is retired from legal practice in good standing and remains so.

Download the Membership Application Form (PDF)

 

Student Membership

A student is defined by the rules of the Society to mean a person who is a bona fide student duly enrolled in a course of study whose principal or only purpose is to qualify to practice medicine or law. Download the Membership Application Form (PDF)

Associate Membership

People who are not medical or legal practitioners, but have an interest in medico-legal matters, may become associate membersDownload the Membership Application Form (PDF)

Please note: Only Ordinary Members have voting rights. All members must be of good standing and character.