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Section 24A of Advocates Act 1961 - Disqualification for enrolment

What is Disqualification for enrolment? Section 24A of Advocates Act, 1961


Section 24A : Disqualification for enrolment

(1) No person shall be admitted as an advocate on a State roll:

(a) if he is convicted of an offence involving moral turpitude;

(b) if he is convicted of an offence under the provisions of the Untouchability (Offences) Act, 1955;

(c) if he is dismissed or removed from employment or office under the State on any charge involving moral turpitude.

Explanation: In this clause, the expression "State" shall have the meaning assigned to it under Article 12 of the Constitution:


PROVIDED that the disqualification for enrolment as aforesaid shall cease to have effect after a period of two years has elapsed since his release or dismissal or, as the case may be, removal.

(2) Nothing contained in sub-section (1) shall apply to a person who having been found guilty is dealt with under the provisions of the Probation of Offenders Act, 1958 (20 of 1958).

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