192. Judicial appointments: "judicial-appointment eligibility condition"

(1) Subsections (2) and (3) apply for the purposes of any statutory provision that refers to a person who satisfies the judicial-appointment eligibility condition.
(2) A person satisfies that condition if he has a relevant qualification.
(3) Subject to section 193, a person has a relevant qualification if he is or has been a lawyer for a continuous period of at least 10 years.
(4) In this section "lawyer" means someone who is authorised to practice law in any jurisdiction by the body authorised to regulate the admittance, licensing and conduct of lawyers in that jurisdiction.
(5) A person shall be taken to become a lawyer when that person's name is entered for the first time on the roll or register kept by the body referred to in subsection (4).