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Section 28 of Advocates Act 1961 - Power to make rules

What is the Power to make rules? Section 28 of Advocates Act, 1961

Section 28 : Power to make rules

(1) A State Bar Council may make rules to carry out the purposes of this chapter.

(2) In particular, and without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing power, such rules may provide for:


(a) the time within which and form in which an advocate shall express his intention for the entry of his name in the roll of a State Bar Council under section 20;

(b) [Omitted by Act 600f1973]

(c) the form in which an application shall be made to the Bar Council for admission as an advocate on its roll and the manner in which such application shall be disposed of by the enrolment committee of the Bar Council;

(d) the conditions subject to which a person may be admitted as an advocate on any such roll;

(e) the installments in which the enrolment fee may be paid.

(3) No rules made under this chapter shall have effect unless they have been approved by the Bar Council of India.



Section 16 : Senior and other advocates

Section 17 : State Bar Councils to maintain roll of advocates

Section 18 : Transfer of name from one State roll to another

Section 19 : State Bar Councils to send copies of rolls of advocates to the Bar Council of India

Section 20 : Special provision for enrolment of certain Supreme Court advocates

Section 21 : Disputes regarding seniority

Section 22 : Certificate of enrolment

Section 23 : Right of pre-audience

Section 24 : Persons who may be admitted as advocates on a State roll

Section 24A : Disqualification for enrolment

Section 25 : Authority to whom applications for enrolment may be made

Section 26 : Disposal of an application for admission as an advocate

Section 26A : Power to remove names from roll

Section 27 : Application once refused not to be entertained by another Bar Council except in certain circumstances

Section 28 : Power to make rules


Section 29 : Advocates to be the only recognized class of persons entitled to practice law

Section 30 : Right of advocates to practice

Section 31 - Special Power of Attorney (Repealed)

Section 32 : Power of court to permit appearances in particular cases

Section 33 : Advocates alone entitled to practice

Section 34 : Power of High Courts to make rules


Section 35 : Punishment of advocates for misconduct

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