Section 47 of Advocates Act 1961 - Reciprocity
What is Reciprocity? Section 47 of Advocates Act, 1961
Section 47 : Reciprocity
(1) Where any country, specified by the Central
Government in this behalf by notification in the
official Gazette, prevents citizens of India from
practicing the profession of law or subjects them to
unfair discrimination in that country, no subject of
any such country shall be entitled to practice the
profession of law in India.
(2) Subject to the provisions of sub section (1),
the Bar Council of India may prescribe the
conditions, if any, subject to which foreign
qualification in law obtained by persons other than
citizens of India shall be recognized for the
purpose of admission as an advocate under this Act.