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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Advocates Act, 1961, Section 26-- Advocate - Cancellation of enrolment - Bar Council of India can remove the name of a person who entered on the Roll of Advocates by misrepresentation...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Advocates Act, 1961, Section 48AA-- Review - Order of Bar Council of India (BCI) - Reason which swayed BCI to review its own order was that before State Disciplinary Committee respondent/advocate was not given adequate opportunity to cross-examine complainant - However, cross-examination of complainant was closed after giving..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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Advocates Act, 1961, Section 35-- Advocate - Professional misconduct - Act of Advocate nothing to do with professional conduct - Very initiation of disciplinary proceedings against appellant by State Bar Council held, improper and without jurisdiction and hereby set aside...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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Advocates Act, 1961, Section 35, 38-- Professional misconduct - Gross negligence - In discharge of professional service to client - In the instant case, complainant alleges that cheque handed over to advocate for initiating criminal action was not handed over to him - However, as per advocate, he returned cheque but he failed to get..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 127-- Reduction of maintenance as awarded to wife - Plea of retirement of husband - Evidence on record shows that after retirement husband enrolled himself as an Advocate in District Bar - Being a husband, he has a legal obligation to pay maintenance to his wife - Even if husband retired from his..........
PATNA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
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Advocates Act, 1961, Section 16, 30, 49, Certificate and Place of Practice (Verification) Rules, 2015, Rule 5(a)-- Right of advocate to practice - Non practicing advocates - Rule making - In the instant case, Bar Council aimed identifying such unscrupulous persons who are maintaining their names on rolls of State Bar Council, merely on papers without having any practice at Bar at all and with no intention to..........
TELANGANA AND ANDHRA PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
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Bar Council of India Rules, 1975, Rule 47-- Advocate - Prohibition to carry any business - Plea that plaintiff being practicing Advocate, cannot engage himself in any business - Since defendant himself requested plaintiff, his elder brother, to become partner in said business and at present said firm was dissolved - Thus, defendant cannot..........
MADRAS HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2014
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Hindu Marriage Act, 1955, Section 7, 7A-- Marriage - Performance of marriage by Advocate in his office premises - Developing a new field of practice, by Advocates, namely "Solemnisation and Registration of Marriages" - Marriages performed in secrecy in office of Advocates and Bar Association Rooms, does not amount to solemnization of..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2014
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 439(2)-- Cancellation of bail - Error committed by Advocate in drafting bail application and misleading Court - Matter should be referred to Bar Council for taking action against such Advocate - It is not a ground to cancel bail - Application for cancellation of bail stand rejected...........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Civil Procedure Code, 1908, Order 9, Rule 4-- Restoration of suit dismissed in default - Non appearance of Advocate due to strike by Bar - Held, strike by Bar is not itself a sufficient ground for restoration of suit dismissed in default, nevertheless law is equally well settled that a party cannot be made to suffer due to fault of his..........

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