In this rare technical situation, a necessary party who is not in the suit differs from an “indispensable party,” who must be joined if the lawsuit is to proceed, and from a “proper party,” who could be joined but is not essential. in the preamble ..... the profession of law. [8] Prayag Das v. Civil Judge, Bulandshahr, AIR 1974 All 133, [9] Harish Uppal vs Union Of India & Anr on 17 December, 2002. The Advocates Act put into effects the recommendation of the Bar Committee in the Law Commission with some modifications. Not bid or transfer property arising of legal proceeding. “The expression ‘to practice the profession of law’ in section 29 of the 1961 Act is wide enough to cover the persons practicing in litigious matters as well as persons practicing in non litigious matters and, therefore, to practice in non litigious matters in India, the respondents were bound to follow the provisions contained in the 1961 Act.” An advocate should always keep accounts of the clients’ money entrusted to him. appointed day, be only one class of persons entitled Section 29 : Advocates to be the only recognized class of persons entitled to practice law. However, in Derby Textiles Ltd. v. Mahamantri, Derby Textiles Karmachari and Shramik Union,[7] it has been held that an office-bearer of a trade union, who is a qualified law graduate but not registered as an advocate, can be permitted to represent the union and argue the case. An advocate should not charge for his services depending on the attainment of success of the matter undertaken. Section 30 in THE ADVOCATES ACT, 1961 30. [12] Shambhu Ram Yadav v. Hanuman Das Khatry, AIR 2001 SC 2509. If he has advised a party in connection with the institution of a suit, appeal or other matter or has drawn pleadings, or acted for a party, then he shall be duty bound not to act, appear or plead for the opposite party in the same matter. Advocate Act, 1961 specifies the rules governing advocates, vakils, … ][Date of commencement: Section 32 — 1st January, 2000. .- Subject to the provisions of this Act, every advocate whose name is entered in the common roll shall be entitled a of right to practise throughout the territories to which this Act extends,--- (i) in all courts including the Supreme Court; (ii) before any tribunal or person legally authorised to take evidence; and (i… They were Advocates, lawyers, vakils, etc. Section 29 of Advocates Act, 1961. Legal profession is not a trade or business. Reported in : AIR1997Ker243; 1994CriLJ682..... das v. civil judge, air 1974 all 133). and on Section 29 of the Advocates Act, 1961, which is; “29. Similarly, Section 30 lays down that subject to the provisions of this Act, every advocate whose name is entered in the State Roll shall be entitled as of right to practice throughout the territories to which this Act extends: (a) in all Courts including the Supreme Court;(b) before any Tribunal or person legally authorized to take evidence; and (c) before any other authority or person before whom such advocate is by or under any law for the time being in force. 9 of 2000, Section 29 of the Advocates Act, 1961 provides that “subject to the provisions of this Act and any rules made thereunder, there shall, as from the appointed day, be only one class of persons entitled to practise the profession of law, namely advocates.”, In Nibaran Bora v. Union of India,[3] the Gauhati High Court has held that only advocates can practise in a court of law. Section 31 - Special Power of Attorney (Repealed) Section 32 : Power of court to permit appearances in particular cases. Ganpathi,[10] the Court has held that one party to   proceedings cannot cite advocate representing the other side as witness without disclosing as to how testimony is relevant as it will result in depriving the other side of services of the advocate. Advocates Act, 1961. this status has gained statutory recognition when section 49 of the advocates act empowered bar council of india to frame rules, regulating standards of professional conduct. Lawyers needs to keep in mind that they are to assist the court in the administration of justice. He should turn up in court at all times only in the dress ethical under the Bar Council of India Rules and his representation should always be presentable. Dignity of the judiciary is to be maintained, failing which the institution itself will collapse. So, as per Section 32 of the Advocates Act, 1961; a person who has not been enrolled under the Advocates Act 1961 has the liberty to appear before the Court but only on the ground that the Court allows  him to do so.[6]. Professional misconduct refers to disgraceful or dishonorable conduct, not befitting to the profession concerned. 2012] CAP. Advocates to be the only recognised class of persons entitled to practise law. For the purpose of any action or legal proceedings in which advocate is engaged by client he shall not lend money to such client. The Act aims at rectifying and consolidating the laws relating to legal practitioners and to administer for the establishment of State Bar Councils and an All India Bar Council. (2) It extends to the whole of India. A lawyer must strictly adhere to the norms of profession which make him worthy as an officer of court[13]. Mandeep Singh. The Advocates Act, passed by the Parliament acknowledged the compliance of the President on 19th May 1961. An advocate should not wear bands or gowns in public places other than in courts, except on such solemn occasions and at such places as the Bar Council of India or as the court may define. The Supreme Court, through its decision in the matter of Bar Council of India v. Board of Management, Dayanand College of Law[11], surveyed the statutory powers available to BCI under the provisions of the Advocates Act, as well as the Rules framed thereunder, and concluded that BCI was concerned with the standards of the legal profession and legal education in the country. [23] Shiv Narain Jafa v. The Hon’ Judges of the High Court, Allahabad, AIR 1953 SC 368. Section 29. There was need for a unified bar, rules governing the State Bar Councils and most primarily, the formulation of an All India Bar, all of which was is the freshly enacted law. [5] Although only Advocates have the liberty to practice/carry on litigation in Courts, there is a provision under the Act which gives the Court power to allow/deny any person to appear before it. SUPREME COURT JUDGMENTS . Under section 1, the Act is to come into force on such date as the central government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint and different dates may be appointed for different provisions of this Act. In Kokkanda B. Poondacha v. K.D. An advocate must provide the client with the copy of the client’s account maintained by him on demand, provided that the necessary copying charge is paid. An advocate has also a duty that he should not by any means, directly or indirectly, divulge the communications made by his client to him. In 1961, parliament enacted the AdvocatesAct to amend in strengthen the law relating to the legal practitioner, and to administer for the constitution for the All India Bar Council and State Bar Council. THE ADVOCATES ACT, 1961 ACT NO. For the purpose of any legal proceedings an advocate should not stand as a surety, or certify the soundness of a surety that his client requires. The Advocates Act has set aside these classes and has allowed only one class of Advocates. [14] In Re : Vinay Chandra Mishra, AIR 1995 SC 2348. This Act may be cited as the Advocates Act. The act has endured several amendments since its enactment in 1961. Advocates Act, 1961 The provisions of Section 35 of the Advocates Act deal with professional misconduct of lawyers and advocates in India, which read as: A person is found guilty of professional misconduct; it shall refer the case to a disciplinary committee, shall fix a date of hearing and issue a show cause notice to the Advocate and the Advocate General of the State. 7 of 1990, Act No. Section 32. : State Bar Councils to maintain roll of advocates, Section 18 Ordinarily an advocate should not withdraw from serving a client once he has decided to serve them. It repeals the Indian Bar Council Act, 1926, the Legal Practitioners Act, 1879, in other laws under subject. [6] https://indiankanoon.org/doc/1577844/#:~:text=Section%2032%20in%20THE%20ADVOCATES%20ACT%2C%201961&text=32.,him%20in%20any%20particular%20case. That as per Section 29 of the Advocate Act, 1961:- Advocates to be the only recognized class of persons entitled to practice law- Subject to the provisions of this Act and rules made there under, there shall, as from the appointed day, be only one class of person entitled … He should should not act on the direction of any person other than his client or the client’s authorized agent. Advocates to be the only recognised class of persons entitled to practise law.—Subject to the provisions of this Act and any rules made thereunder, there shall, as from the appointed day, be only one class of persons entitled to practise the profession of law, namely, advocates.” He has a duty not divert any part of the amounts received for expenses as fees without written instruction from the client. An advocate shall not negotiate directly with opposing party by any means of communication or negotiate or call for settlement upon the subject matter of differences. He also shall not charge for his services as a proportion of the amount or property acknowledged after the success of the matter. During the presentation of his case and also while acting before a court, an advocate should act in a dignified manner. https://indiankanoon.org/doc/1577844/#:~:text=Section%2032%20in%20THE%20ADVOCATES%20ACT%2C%201961&text=32.,him%20in%20any%20particular%20case. [Rev. He should not enter act, appearance, practice or plead in any way before a judicial authority if the sole or any member of the bench is related to the advocate as son, daughter father, grandson, grandfather, , first cousin,  uncle, nephew, brother, husband, wife, mother, sister, aunt, niece, father-in-law, mother-in-law, son-in-law, brother-in-law daughter-in-law or sister-in-law. Are Advocates to be the only recognized class of persons entitled to Section 24 of the Advocates Act, 1961, lays down certain conditions on fulfilment of which a person is qualified to be appointed as an Advocate on a state roll but this is subject to the disqualifications laid down under Section 24A of the Advocates Act,1961, which has been inserted by the Amendment in the year 1973. [19] M Veerabhadra Rao v. Tek Chand, AIR 1985 SC 28. Subject to the provisions of this Act and rules made there under, there shall, as from the appointed day, be only one class of persona entitled to practice the professions of law, namely, advocates. Under the relevant provisions of the Advocates Act, 1961; Advocates only have the right to practice before any Court (vide Section 33). Section 33 : Advocates alone entitled to practice. 2. An advocate shall not accept a fee less than the fee, which can be taxed under rules when the client is able to pay more. may be made, Section 26 : Disposal of an application for admission as an 1. [Repealed.]. Section 29 of the Advocates Act, 1961 provides that “subject to the provisions of this Act and any rules made thereunder, there shall, as from the appointed day, be only one class of persons entitled to practise the profession of law, namely advocates.” An advocate is duty bound to carry out legitimate promises made to the opposite party. Thatthe Supreme Court in India, in N Mohindroo v. BCI [AIR 1968 SC 888] and Bar Council of UP [AIR 1973 SC 231] the subject covered by the Advocates Act, 1961 is preferable to Entries 77 and 78 in List I of Schedule VII of the Constitution of India. He is also duty bound to adjust fees after termination of proceedings and any amount left after the deduction of the fees and expenses from the account must be returned to the client. He has a duty defend a person accused of a crime regardless of his personal presupposition as to the guilt of the accused. If lawyers do not perform their duty properly then it would be depressive to the rule of law. [Rest: 15th December, 1989.An Act of Parliament to amend and consolidate the law relating to advocates. practice law? It is also a duty of an advocate todauntlessly uphold the interests of his client by all fair and honourable means. Introduction A lawyer’s profession is meant to be a […] He is also duty bound to not be a party to stir up or instigate litigation. Section 29 of the Advocate's Act, 1961 provides that subject to the provisions of this Act and any rules made thereunder, there shall, as from the appointed day, be only one class of persons entitled to practise the profession of law, namely, advocates. 25 OF 1961 [19th May, 1961.] 12 of 1995, Act No. Therefore, it must remain a de-contaminated profession. Section 34 : Power of High Courts to make rules. [18] D S Dalal v. State Bank of India, AIR 1993 SC 1608; and J S Jadhav v. Mustafa Haji Mohamed Yusuf, AIR 1993 SC 1535. 34(1) the courts have negligently laid down that the words ‘laying down the conditions subject to which an advocate shall be permitted to practice’ under Sec. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Subject to the provisions of this Act and any by another Bar Council except in certain circumstances, Section 29 : Advocates to be the only recognized class of An advocate should not disgracefully damage the character of the parties on false grounds during pleadings. The enactment of the Advocates Act, 1961 was the consequences changes to the legal profession after Independence. CHAPTER V CONDUCT OF ADVOCATES. Rights and Duties of an Advocate under Advocates Act, 1961, An advocate should not adjust fee payable to him by his client, https://ggreen.com/just-for-fun/famous-quotes-in-law. [24] Bapurao Pakhiddey v. Suman Dondey, AIR 1999 SC 916. Section 29 : Advocates to be the only recognized class of persons entitled to practice law. [1] https://blog.ipleaders.in/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/SalemWitchcraftTrial_large.jpg, [2] https://ggreen.com/just-for-fun/famous-quotes-in-law. : Transfer of name from one State roll to another, Section 19 Section 31. An advocate under the Advocates Act, 1961 is a person who have entered in any roll under the provisions of this Act. (Exception he is liable to disclose if it violates Section 126 of the Indian Evidence Act, 1872.). [8], At the end of a thoughtful judgment S.N. An Act to amend and consolidate the law relating to the legal practitioners and to provide for the constitution of Bar Councils and an All-India Bar. It may, yet, be noted that the Advocates Act, 1961, came into being for over four decades back, but still Section 30 of this Act, is not forced upon. Having gone through varied enactments, judgments and cases that have been referred the author suggests that there must be various career conveyance and advancement programs conducted by the Bar Council promptly after enrolment so that new legal professionals they will be aware of the do’s and don’ts of this profession and there will be a greater degree of group of advocates in the coming decennary. (1) Where on receipt of a complaint or otherwise a State Bar Council has reason to believe that any advocate on its roll has been guilty of professional or other misconduct, it shall refer the case for disposal of its disciplinary committee. Sections 24, 29 and 30 of the Advocates Act, 1961 and the rules of the Bar Council of India also would deny him the right to be called an advocate as having been appointed as A.P.P. [14] Indulging in practices of corrupting the judiciary or offering bribe to the Judge [15] ; retaining money deposited with the advocate for the decree-holder even after execution proceedings [16] ; scandalizing the Judges [17] ; constant abstention from the conducting of cases; misappropriation of the amount paid [18] ; attesting forged affidavit [19] ; failure to attend trial after accepting the brief [20] ; taking money from client in the name of the Judge[21]; gross negligence involving moral turpitude [22] ; indecent cross examination[23]; breach of trust[24]; conducting fraud and forgery[25] by the advocates, have been held to be serious misconduct by the Supreme Court. advocates. BE it enacted by Parliament in the Twelfth Year of the Republic of India as follows:― CHAPTER I PRELIMINARY 1. In this blog post, Mr.Sreeraj.K.V, a student of Government Law College, Ernakulam, Kerala writes about Professional misconduct under Advocates Act, 1961.The post covers areas like the definition of the term misconduct, provisions under the Advocates Act as well as various important cases dealing with the matter. It is notable that in preceding days of the British period the legal profession was not paid due consideration and it was not well formulated. Right of advocates to practise. Right of advocates to practise.—Subject to provisions of this Act, every advocate whose name is entered in the 1[State roll] shall be entitled as of right to practise throughout the territories to which this Act extends,— An advocate has a duty for refusal to act in an illegal or improper manner towards the opposing counsel or the opposing parties. Section 29 in THE ADVOCATES ACT, 1961 29. An advocate is obliged to accept any brief in the courts or tribunals or before any other authority in or before which he asserts to practise. ). The Advocates Act, 1961, which received the assent of the President of India on the 19th of May, 1961, extends to the whole of India, except the State of Jammu and Kashmir. He should also not use unparliamentary language during arguments in the court. https://indiankanoon.org/doc/510150/#:~:text=33.,an%20advocate%20under%20this%20Act. [17] Dr. D C Saxena v. Chief Justice of India, AIR 1996 SC 2481. : State Bar Councils to send copies of rolls of advocates to Variava, J and his brothers concluded that ‘the right to practice is the genus, of which the right to appear in the Court may be a specie. An advocate’s sign-board or name-plate should be of a reflective size. He has also a duty that he should not promote unauthorized practice of law. Section 30. Section 30 : Right of advocates to practice. He should not exploit or take any advantage of the confidence reposed in him by his client. It may be noted that under this section, only one category of person, the Advocates, are authorized to practice, subject to the Provisions of this Act. If he is a member of the management of the establishment then he should not appear in or before any judicial authority, for or against any establishment. He submitted that as per Section 24 read with Section 29 of the 1961 Act, any person intending to practise the profession of law must be enrolled as an advocate on any State Bar Council established under the 1961 Act.

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