Advocates (Amendment) Act, 1973 (60 of 1973), until that State Bar Council is reconstituted in accordance with the provision of 1 Inserted by Act 21 of 1964 w.e.f. 2 [Explanation. 1. Section 12 of Advocates Act, 1961 . by Act 60 of 1973, Sec.2, forsub-section (2) (w.e.f.31-1-1974)) It extends (Note The Act has been extended to-The Union territory of Dadra & Nagar Haveli by Regulation 8 of 1963, The Union territory of Pondicherry by Act 26 of 1968, Sec.3 and Sch.) Section 19 : State Bar Councils to send copies of rolls of advocates to the Bar Council of India An act is passed by the parliament of India with the objective or motive to providing the laws relating to the legal practitioner. -(1) A Bar Council shall constitute one or more disciplinary committees, each of which shall consist of three persons of whom two shall be a person co-opted by the Council from amongst its members and the other shall be a person co-opted by the Council from amongst advocates who possess the qualifications specified in the proviso to sub-section. 31.10.1977. Apart … Chapter V . Further as per para 2(zzd) “senior advocate’ has the same meaning as assigned to it in section 16 of the Advocates Act, 1961. (Note: Subs. Inserted by Advocates Act, 1964 35. 2. 2. 1. Advocates Act, 1961 - Rules Framed under Section 16(2) Rules framed by the High Court of Punjab and Haryana under Section 16(2) of the Advocates Act, 1961. Section 35 of Advocates Act, 1961 Section 35 : Punishment of advocates for misconduct (1) Where on receipt of a complaint or otherwise a State Bar Council has reason to believe that any advocate on its roll has been guilty of professional or other misconduct, it shall refer the case for … Act 25 of 1961. to the whole of India. BE it enacted by Parliament in the Twelfth Year of the Republic of India as follows:--CHAP PRELIMINARY CHAPTER I PRELIMINARY i n. ... from any University in any area which was comprised before that date within India as defined by the Government of India Act, 1935; or 2 [(iii) After the 12th day of March, 1967, ... Sub-section (4) omitted by Act 107 of 1976 sec. Before the establishment of Advocates act, 1961, various acts were been enacted in the interest of public and many provisions of the act itself were amended too. to the whole of India. This aspect needs urgent attention of all concerned. Legal practice in India is governed by the Advocates Act 1961; an act passed by the Indian Parliament which provides for laws relating to legal practitioners in India and to provide for the constitution of the Bar Council of India (BCI) and state bar councils. Section 16 : Senior and other advocates. Section 16 of the Advocates Act, 1961 prescribes that there will be two classes of Advocates; one class of Senior Advocates and the second of Juniors or those who have not been designated Seniors. Punishment of advocates for misconduct-(1) Where on receipt of a complaint or otherwise a State Bar Council has reason to believe that any advocate on its roll has been guilty of professional or other misconduct, it shall refer the case for disposal of its disciplinary committee. Section 18 : Transfer of name from one State roll to another. Click on the section you want to read. In these rules unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context the word 'advocate' shall include a partnership or a firm of advocates. (Note: Subs. The Advocate Bill was passed by both the Houses of Parliament and it received the assent of the President on 19the May,1961 and it become The Advocates Act,1961 (25 of 1961). Section 12 : Accounts and audit (1) Every Bar Council shall cause to be maintained such books of accounts and other books in such form and in such manner as may be prescribed. The main section of the Advocate act, 1961 came into effect on 1 st june when enacted as a response to the demand for unification of the Bar by a legal practitioner. 25 OF 1961 [ 19th May, 1961.] Advocates Act, 1961. Section 17 : State Bar Councils to maintain roll of advocates. Section 2(1) (a) of Advocates Act 1961 Notification No. Thus, the Advocates Act,1961 needs to be amended to this extent. Section 16 of the Advocates Act, 1961 states that there shall be two classes of advocates, namely, senior advocates and other advocates. 3 Inserted by Act 60 of 1973 w.e.f. 1. Advocates' Act, 1961 - Rules framed under Section 34(1) Rules made by the High Court of Punjab and Haryana under Section 34(1) of the Advocates' Act, 1961. pu748.