APR 2 BOARD OF GOVERNORS (a) Powers. In addition to any other power or authority in other rules, the Board of Governors of the Bar Association (referred to in these rules as the Board of Governors) shall have the power and authority to: (1) Appoint a Board of Bar Examiners from among the active members of the Bar Association for the purposes of assisting the Board of Governors in conducting the bar examination; (2) Appoint a Law Clerk Board from among the active members of the Bar Association for the purposes of assisting the Board of Governors in supervising the Law Clerk Program; (3) Appoint a Character and Fitness Board pursuant to rule 20; (4) Approve or deny applications for permission to take the bar examination, to enroll in the law clerk program, to be admitted to practice pursuant to rule 18, or to engage in the limited practice of law under pertinent provisions of rules 8, 9, and 14; (5) Investigate all aspects of an applicant's qualifications to take the bar examination, to be admitted to the practice of law, to engage in the limited practice of law under pertinent provisions of rules 8, 9, and 14, or to enroll in the law clerk program; (6) Recommend to the Supreme Court the admission or rejection of each applicant who has passed the bar examination or who is applying to engage in the limited practice of law under pertinent provisions of rules 8 and 9; (7) Approve law schools for the purposes of these rules and maintain a list of such approved law schools on file with the Clerk of the Supreme Court; (8) Prescribe, with the approval of the Supreme Court, the amount of any fees required by these rules; (9) Prescribe the form and content of any application, certificate, or other document referred to in these rules; and (10) Perform any other functions and take any other actions provided for in these rules, or as may be delegated by the Supreme Court, or as may be necessary and proper to carry out its duties. (b) Written Request. Any request to the Board of Governors for action on any subject under these rules shall be in writing and shall be properly filed. For the purpose of these rules, filing shall occur at the headquarters office of the Bar Association. [Amended effective July 9, 1965; May 9, 1967; August 1, 1968; September 27, 1968; March 10, 1971; January 1, 1974; May 1, 1978; November 2, 1978; September 1, 1984; June 2, 1998; September 1, 2005; September 1, 2006; January 13, 2009.]
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