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Section 9 of Advocates Act 1961 - Disciplinary Committees

 

 

What are the Disciplinary Committees? Section 9 of Advocates Act, 1961

Section 9 : Disciplinary Committees

(1) A Bar Council shall constitute one or more disciplinary committees, each of which shall consist of three persons of whom two shall be a person co-opted by the Council from amongst its members and the other shall be a person co-opted by the Council from amongst advocates who possess the qualifications specified in the proviso to sub-section.

(2) of Section 3 and who are not members of the Council, and the senior- most advocate amongst the members of a disciplinary committee shall be the Chairman thereof.

 

(2) Notwithstanding anything contained in sub-section (1), any disciplinary committee constituted prior to the commencement of the Advocates (Amendment ) Act, 1964, (21 of 1964) may dispose of the proceeding pending before it as if this section had not been amended by the said Act.

 

ADVOCATES ACT 1961

Section 2 : Definitions

CHAPTER II
BAR COUNCILS

Section 3 : State Bar Councils

Section 4 : Bar Council of India

Section 5 : Bar Council to be body corporate

 

 

Section 6 : Functions of State Bar Councils

Section 7 : Functions of Bar Council of India

Section 7A : Membership in international bodies

Section 8 : Term of office of Members of State Bar Council

Section 8A : Constitution of Special Committee in the absence of election

 

 

Section 9 : Disciplinary Committees

Section 9A : Constitution of legal aid Committees

Section 10 : Constitution of committees other than disciplinary committees

Section 10A : Transaction of business by Bar Councils and committees thereof

Section 10B : Disqualification of members of Bar Council

 

 

Section 11 : Staff of Bar Council

Section 12 : Accounts and audit

Section 13 : Vacancies in Bar Councils and Committees thereof not to invalidate action taken

Section 14 : Election to Bar Councils not to be questioned on certain grounds

Section 15 : Power to make rules

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