What is Power to give directions? Section 48B of Advocates Act, 1961
(1) For the proper and efficient discharge of the
functions of a State Bar Council or any committee
thereof, the Bar Council of India may, in the
exercise of its powers of general supervision and
control, give such directions to the State Bar
Councilor any committee thereof as may appear to it
to be necessary, and the State Bar Councilor the
committee shall comply with such directions.
(2) Where a State Bar Council is unable to perform its functions for any reason whatsoever, the Bar Council of India may, without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing power, give such directions to the ex officio member thereof as may appear to it to be necessary, and such directions shall have effect, notwithstanding anything contained in the rules made by the State Bar Council.
CHAPTER VII TEMPORARY AND TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS