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(a) In general. - To qualify for admission to the Bar, an applicant shall be an individual who meets the requirements of this section.

(b) Character and reputation. - An applicant shall be of good character and reputation.

(c) Age. - An applicant shall be at least 18 years old as of the date of admission.

(d) Education. - An applicant shall:

(1) have completed the academic work necessary to meet the minimum requirements for admission to an American Bar Association approved law school; and

(2) have a degree of juris doctor or its equivalent from a law school that the Board recognizes.

(e) Examination. - An applicant shall pass a written examination given by the Board under this subtitle.

(f) Additional requirements. - An applicant shall meet any other qualification or requirement that the Court of Appeals establishes by rule.