Adv.Alim Patel
Asked August 14, 2013

Powers of HC to make regarding appearance of lawyers

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Whether or not? High courts has jurisdiction to frame the rule such as forbidding the lawyer from appearing, acting or pleading in any court till he got himself purged of contempt by an order of the appropriate court.

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Section 34(1) of the Advocates Act, 1961 empowers the High Court to make rules laying down the conditions subject to which an advocate shall be permitted to practise in the High Court and the courts subordinate thereto. The issue came up in the case of  Bar Council Of India v. High Court Of Kerala on 27 April, 2004 and the court decided that such rules are not unconstitutional and HC has the jurisdiction to frame the same.

 

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