14 September 2020


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Patna High Court Raps Bar Council for 'Boycott' Call(31.07.2015)

Patna high court observed that the State Bar Council showed its double standards by giving a call to lawyers across the state for abstaining from cour.....

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Delhi High Court Seeks Report From BCD on Fake Law Degree Case(21.08.2015)

Delhi High Court has sought details from Bar Council of Delhi (BCD) on steps taken on a complaint against Ex-Law Minister Jitender Singh Tomar, seekin.....

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SC to Centre and BCI: Review Rules to Ensure Lawyers Are Fit to Conduct Full Trial(14.09.2015)

SC has asked Centre and Bar Council of India (BCI) to revisit Advocates Act and pertinent rules to make certain that lawyers who start arguing a case .....

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BCI Suspends Licence of 15 Lawyers(25.09.2015)

Bar Council of India (BCI) has suspended licences of 15 advocates with “mob mentality“ who created a ruckus in Madras High Court last week and barred .....

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Madras High Court Asks Bar to Retain Only 5-year Law Degree Courses(07.10.2015)

Madras High Court has asked Bar Council of India to abolish 3-year law degree courses at earliest and retain only 5-year courses in stream on par with.....

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SC Nods to BCI to “Continue With the New Rules"(03.11.2015)

Supreme Court has said that apex regulatory body for lawyers can "continue with the new rules" for verifying advocates, while giving its nod to Bar C.....

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CIC: Bar Councils Come Under RTI(31.03.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has ruled that bar associations are constituted under a law made by Parliament and therefore come under Right to .....

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CIC Slams BCI for Not Following Mandatory RTI Clause(18.04.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has slammed Bar Council of India (BCI) for not following mandatory proactive disclosure clause of the Right to In.....

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SC to State Bar Councils: Complete Lawyers’ Verification by June 30(18.05.2016)

Supreme Court has asked all state bar councils to make an effort to conclude verification of all advocates registered with them by June 30.

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CIC Seeks Disclosure of Every Action on Misconduct of Lawyers(22.07.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed Bar Council of Delhi to proactively make public the cases of professional misconduct, both proved an.....

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SC Imposes Rs 25,000 Fine on Bar Council of India over CLAT(16.08.2016)

Supreme Court has imposed a fine of Rs 25,000 on Bar Council of India, the apex body for lawyers, for failing to respond to a plea seeking setting up .....

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Delhi HC: Why is LLB given Second-Hand Treatment?(29.08.2016)

Delhi HC, while hearing a plea against the Bar Council of India’s (BCI) order on change in the timing of evening classes at Delhi University’s Faculty.....

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Hyderabad HC: No Age Limit for Law Courses This Academic Year(07.11.2016)

Hyderabad High Court has said that age limits prescribed by Bar Council of India for admission into Law courses would not be applicable for admissions.....

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Delhi HC Notices BCI over Attendance Norms Relaxation in Delhi University(26.12.2016)

Delhi High Court has sought an explanation from Bar Council of India (BCI) for its alleged action in writing to Delhi University’s Law Faculty to rela.....

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Gujarat HC: Legislations Does Not Authorizes Grant of Temporary Licenses to Advocates(26.12.2016)

Gujarat High Court has held that there is no provision for grant of temporary certificate by Bar Council for practising as an advocate.

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Supreme Court: Do not Link Law & Order Situation in J&K to Justify Status Quo in Bar Administration(10.01.2017)

Supreme Court has refused to link law and order situation in J&K to continue with a three-decade long status quo in administration of State Bar Counci.....

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Delhi High Court: Minutes of Full House Meetings of Bar Council Cannot Be Disclosed(16.02.2017)

Delhi High Court has held that minutes of Full House Meetings of Bar Council cannot be disclosed and put in public domain or on Council’s website.

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Supreme Court: Verify Educational Certificates of Law Grad Without Fee From BCI(02.03.2017)

Supreme Court has directed all Universities to verify educational certificates of law degree holders without charging a fee from Bar Council of India .....

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Supreme Court Annuls BCI Order Capping Age Limit For Law Courses(06.03.2017)

Supreme Court has stayed an order issued by Bar Council of India (BCI) fixing an age limit of 45 years for three-year LLB degree courses and 22 years .....

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Supreme Court: Can BCI’s Disciplinary Panel Members Analyse Documents In Unfamiliar Language?(23.03.2017)

Supreme Court, while setting aside a disciplinary proceedings against a lawyer, has asked ‘how Disciplinary Committee consisting of members, who were .....

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Supreme Court: BCI Cannot Remand Back The Complaints Transferred To It By State Bar Councils(07.04.2017)

Apex Court has held that the Bar Council of India (BCI) cannot remand back a complaint which is transferred to it by the State Bar Council.

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Bombay HC to Law Colleges: Complete Admission Process Without BCI's Consent, Approval(28.04.2017)

Bombay High Court has directed completion of admission process to law colleges for this academic year within stipulated time without Bar Council of In.....

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Kerala HC: Retired Employee Not Bound To Pay Back Amount Withdrawn From Welfare Fund For Re-Enrolling(26.10.2017)

Kerala High Court has held that Bar Council cannot insist that a retired employee should pay back the amount which he had withdrawn from the welfare f.....

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Kerala HC Says 'No' to Advocate's Plea Against Exclusion From Bar Council Electoral Roll(01.02.2018)

Kerala High Court has dismissed plea of a senior advocate challenging his exclusion from the final electoral roll of Bar Council of Kerala.

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Madras High Court Upholds Validity of New Rules for Bar Council Polls(06.02.2018)

Madras High Court has upheld validity of new eligibility conditions imposed by a special committee, chaired by Advocate General Vijay Narayan, for law.....

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Supreme Court Prepones Election Date for Bar Council of Kerala(06.02.2018)

Supreme Court has preponed the election date for Bar Council of Kerala to 18.03.2018 from 25.03.2018 by modifying the election schedule notified by Ba.....

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Madras HC Stays BCI’s Resolution Deferring New Eligibility Rules For Contesting Bar Elections(15.02.2018)

Madras HC has put an interim stay on the resolution adopted by BCI by which it had deferred the new eligibility conditions, including minimum 10-year .....

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Supreme Court Stays Madras High Court Order on Bar Council Elections(22.02.2018)

Supreme Court has stayed the order passed by the Madras High Court on February 16, in which the High Court had issued a slew of directions aimed at en.....

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BCI Can’t Act Like Appellate Authority Over Its Own Order While Exercising Review Powers: SC(22.02.2018)

Supreme Court has observed that Bar Council of India cannot act like an appellate authority over its own order while exercising review powers.

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Supreme Court Seeks Response of BCI on Plea to Ban Legislators from Practising Law(13.03.2018)

Supreme Court has issued a notice to the Bar Council of India (BCI) seeking its response on a petition seeking to restrain lawmakers from practising a.....

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Supreme Court Postpones Elections For Bar Council of Andhra Pradesh For 3 Months(19.03.2018)

Supreme Court has postponed the elections for the State Bar Council of Andhra Pradesh for a period of three months.

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Counting of Bar Council Votes Should be Done District-wise: Madras High Court(28.03.2018)

Madras High Court has ruled that counting of votes to be polled in the election to the Bar Council of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry on March 28 shall be c.....

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Counting of Bar Council Votes Should be Done District-wise: Madras High Court(28.03.2018)

Madras High Court has ruled that counting of votes to be polled in the election to the Bar Council of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry on March 28 shall be c.....

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Bar Council of Chhattisgarh Entitled to I-T Exemption: Chhattisgarh High Court(02.05.2018)

Chhattisgarh High Court has held that Bar Council of the State is entitled for income tax exemption under Section 10(23A) of the Income Tax Act, 1961 .....

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SC Directs 3 Member Committee to Examine Objections to Delhi Bar Council Elections(15.05.2018)

Supreme Court has directed a three-member committee to examine the objections to the Delhi Bar Council elections held in April this year.

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Delhi High Court: What is the Role of BCI in Maintaing Legal Education Standards?(05.06.2018)

Delhi High Court has said that it will consider the scope of powers of the Bar Council of India (BCI) and the steps that can be taken by the BCI to en.....

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Supreme Court: Can Bar Assn Prohibit Advocate From Representing An Individual?(18.06.2018)

Supreme Court has issued a notice to the State of Madhya Pradesh and the Bar Council of India on a petition filed by a man against the Jabalpur Distri.....

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SC Invalidates MP State Bar Council Election to the Post of Representative to BCI(26.11.2018)

Supreme Court has upheld Madhya Pradesh High Court order that invalidated the election conducted by the State Bar Council in 2014 to the post of repre.....

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EDUCATION - Reconsider Upper Age Limit for Admission to LL.B. Courses: SC to BCI(13.03.2019)

Supreme Court has directed Bar Council of India to reconsider, after hearing various stakeholders, the upper age-limit for taking admission to five-ye.....

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EDUCATION - Reconsider Upper Age Limit for Admission to LL.B. Courses: SC to BCI(13.03.2019)

Supreme Court has directed Bar Council of India to reconsider, after hearing various stakeholders, the upper age-limit for taking admission to five-ye.....

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Madras High Court Directs Bar Council of Tamil Nadu to Initiate Action Against Seven Advocates(12.06.2019)

Madras High Court has directed the Bar Council of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry to initiate disciplinary action against seven advocates involved in duplic.....

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Gujarat HC Demands System to Ascertain Lawyers' Competency(26.06.2019)

Gujarat High Court has directed Bar Council of India and Bar Council of Gujarat to create a mechanism for ascertaining the competency of lawyers in co.....

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Delhi Bar Council Cautions Advocates against Advertising/Soliciting Work(30.10.2019)

By a public notice issued by Bar Council of Delhi on October 24, it has cautioned the Advocates against advertising their services and soliciting work.....

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Delhi High Court Issues Notice to Bar Council of India and Bar Council of Delhi(29.01.2020)

Delhi High Court has issued notices on a plea challenging the levy of exorbitant enrollment and other fees by the Bar Council of Delhi and the Bar Cou.....

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Gujarat HC Rejects Challenge to Levy of Increased Enrollment Fee by Bar Council(27.03.2020)

Gujarat High Court has dismissed a Writ Petition which challenged the right of the Bar Council of India and Bar Council of Gujarat to levy as well as .....

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BCI Postpones All India Bar Examination to be Held on August 16(31.07.2020)

Bar Council of India has decided to postpone the date of the All India Bar Examination (AIBE) which was to be held on 16th August, 2020 in wake of the.....

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BCI Extends Deadline to Furnish Details of Advocates Registered with District Bar Associations(11.08.2020)

Bar Council of India has extended the deadline for submission of details of all practising Advocates registered with the concerned District and Taluka.....

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BCI Notifies Mediation with Conciliation as Compulsory Subject for LLB Courses(17.08.2020)

Bar Council of India has notified that "Mediation with Conciliation" shall be a compulsory subject to be taught with effect from the Academic Session .....

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Bar Council of India Notifies Date for Conducting AIBE XV(28.08.2020)

Bar Council of India (BCI) has notified that the All India Bar Exam (AIBE) XV for this year will be conducted on November 8, 2020.

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