Is bar on legal representation under Senior Citizens Act unconstitutional? Delhi HC to decide

Aditi Singh March 29 2019
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The Delhi High Court has issued notice in a plea challenging Section 17 of the Maintenance and Welfare of Parents & Senior Citizens Act, 2007, which prohibits representation by a legal practitioner in proceedings under the Act.

A Division Bench of Chief Justice Rajendra Menon and Justice Anup J Bhambhani has issued notice to the Central Government, the Bar Council of India and the Bar Council of Delhi, seeking their response in the plea.

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