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Section 56 of Advocates Act 1961 - Dissolution of existing Bar Councils

 

 

What is Dissolution of existing Bar Councils? Section 56 of Advocates Act, 1961

Section 56 : Dissolution of existing Bar Councils

(1) On the constitution under this Act of a State Bar Council, other than the Bar Council of Delhi (hereinafter referred to as the new Bar Council):

(a) all properties and assets vesting in the corresponding Bar Council shall vest in the new Bar Council;

(b) all rights, liabilities and obligations of the corresponding Bar Council, whether arising out of any contract or otherwise, shall be the rights, liabilities and obligations respectively of this new Bar Council;

(c) all proceedings pending before the corresponding Bar Council in respect of any disciplinary matter or otherwise shall stand transferred to the new Bar Council.

(2) In this section, "corresponding Bar Council" in relation to a State Bar Council, other than the Bar Council of Delhi, means the Bar Council for the High Court in the territory for which the State Bar Council is constituted under this Act.

 

 

 

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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