BCI CoP Rules: AoR Association moves Supreme Court against “alleged” withdrawal of exemption

Murali Krishnan June 9 2016

The Supreme Court Advocates-on-Record Association (SCAORA) has sought an impleadment in the case regarding challenge to the Bar Council of India Certificate and Place of Practice (Verification) Rules 2015.

The impleadment application, filed through SCAORA Secretary Nandini Gore, challenges the alleged withdrawal of exemption granted to AoRs from filling Verification form. Advocates on Record were earlier exempted from the requirement of filling up verification form by Rule 5(a) of the CoP Rules. Instead, AoRs had to submit a separate 'Form E'.

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