Choice of membership in a Bar Association not of Association but of the individual Advocate, TN Bar Council

Meera Emmanuel June 5 2019
TN bar Council - seminar

The Bar Council of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry (TN Bar Council) recently passed an order reasserting its superintendence over the functioning of Bar Associations. In doing so, it also directed that no Bar Association can deny membership to practicing advocates for reasons not "known to law." In its order, the TN Bar Council opines,

"…the choice of membership of the Association is not of the association but of the individual Advocate...

The remark was made in the backdrop . . .

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