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Section 50 of Advocates Act 1961 - Repeal of certain enactments

 

 

What is Repeal of certain enactments? Section 50 of Advocates Act, 1961

Section 50 : Repeal of certain enactments

(1) On the date on which a State Bar Council is constituted under this Act, the provisions of sections 3 to 7 (inclusive), sub-sections (1), (2) and (3) of section 15 and section 20 of the Indian Bar Council Act, 1926 (38 of 1926), shall stand repealed in the territory for which the State Bar Council is constituted.

(2) On the date on which Chapter III comes into force, the following shall stand repealed namely :-

a. sections 6, 7, 18 & 37 of the Legal Practitioners Act, 1879 (18 of 1879) and so much of sections 8,9, 16, 17, 19 and 41 of that Act as relate to admission and enrolment of legal practitioners ;

b. sections 3, 4 and 6 of the Bombay Pleaders Act, 1920 (Bombay Act 17 of 1920) ;

c. so much of section 8 of the Indian Bar Councils Act, 1926 (38 of 1926), as relate to the admission and enrolment of legal practitioners ;

d. the provisions of the Letters Patent of any High Court and of any other law in so far as they relate to the admission and enrolment of legal practitioners.

(3) On the date on which Chapter IV comes into force, the following shall stand repealed, namely :-

a. sections 4,5, 10 and 20 of the Legal Practitioners Act, 1879 (18 of 1879) and so much of sections 8, 9 19 and 41 of that Act as confer on legal practitioners the right to practice in any court or before any authority of person ;

b. sections 5,7,8 and 9 of the Bombay Pleaders Act, 1920 (Bombay Act 17 of 1920) ;

c. section 14 of the Indian Bar Councils Act, 1926 (38 of 1926), and so much of sections 8 and 15 of that Act as confer on legal practitioners the right to practice in any court or before any authority or person ;

d. the Supreme Court Advocates (Practice in High Courts) Act, 1951 (18 of 1951) ;

e. the provisions of the Letters Patent of any High Court and of any other law conferring on legal practitioners the right to practice in any court or before any authority or person.

(4) On the date on which Chapter V comes into force, the following shall stand repealed, namely :-

a. sections 12 to 15 (inclusive), sections 21 to 24 (inclusive) and sections 39 and 40 of the Legal Practitioners Act, 1879 (18 of 1879), and so much of sections 16, 17 and 41 of that Act as relate to the suspension, removal or dismissal of legal practitioners ;

 

b. sections 24 to 27 (inclusive) of the Bombay Pleaders Act, 1920 (17 of 1920);

c. sections 10 to 13 (inclusive) of the Indian Bar Councils Act, 1926 (38 of 1926) ;

d. the provisions of the Letters Patent of any High Court and of any other law in so far as they relate to the suspension, removal or dismissal of legal practitioners.

(5) When the whole of this Act has come into force –

a. the remaining provisions of the Acts referred to in this section which do not stand repealed by virtue of any of the foregoing provisions of this Section (except sections 1, 3 and 36 of the Legal Practitioners Act, 1879 (18 of 1879) shall stand repealed ;

b. the enactments specified in the Schedule shall stand repealed to the extent mentioned therein.

 

ADVOCATES ACT 1961

Section 48A : Power of revision

Section 48AA : Review

Section 48B : Power to give directions

Section 49 : General power of the Bar Council of India to make rules

Section 49A : Power of Central Government to make rules

Section 50 : Repeal of certain enactments

 

 

Section 51 : Rule of construction

Section 52 : Saving

CHAPTER VII

TEMPORARY AND TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS

Section 53 : Elections to first State Bar Council

Section 54 : Term of office of members of first State Bar Council

Section 55 : Rights of certain existing legal practitioners not affected

 

 

Section 56 : Dissolution of existing Bar Councils

Section 57 : Dissolution of existing Bar Councils

Section 58 : Special provisions during the transitional period

Section 58A : Special provisions with respect to certain Advocates

Section 58AA : Special Provisions in relation to the Union territory of Pondicherry

Section 58AB : Special provisions with respect to certain persons enrolled by Mysore State Bar Council

 

 

Section 58AC : Special provisions with respect to certain persons enrolled by Uttar Pradesh State Bar Council

Section 58AD : Special provisions with respect to certain persons migrating to India

Section 58AE : Special provisions in relation to the Union territory of Goa, Daman and Diu

Section 58AF : Special provisions of relation to Jammu and Kashmir

Section 58AG : Special provisions in relation to article clerks

Section 58B : Special provisions relating to certain disciplinary proceedings

Section 59 : Removal of difficulties

Section 60 : Powers of Central Government to make rules

The Schedule : Repeal of Enactments

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