• Advocates Act, 1961 (25 of 1961) - Bar Council of India - University must set to itself when a request for affiliation is brought - It ought to recognize also that if the professional regulatory bodies like a Bar Council of India recommends certain courses, then it should keep pace with needs of time and exercise upon such recommendations to device syllabi for various courses and help the University to flourish through various colleges.        (177) P.L.R.
  •         Advocates Act, 1961 (25 of 1961) - Bar Council of India Rules, Chapter VII - Validity of election of a Bar Association - Bye-laws which can provide for a manner of carrying on with the activities should refer to how the respective office bearers will discharge the functions - No room for a Bar Council to decide on the validity of an election by the Bar Association - It is here that the provisions of the Advocates Act, 1961 itself obtain relevance, for the examination of the provisions would reveal whether the Bar Council can play any role in the manner of election of office bearers of a local Bar Association - In respect of the latter, the Bar Council has surely such a right by virtue of Section 15 of Advocates Act - I do not pronounce on whether the 2nd respondent's nomination ought to have been put through in the second election which was held on 20.05.2014 - I would only hold that a resort by the 2nd respondent before the Bar Council to challenge the election was incompetent and for the same reason, the decision that the Bar council has taken was legally incompetent.  (177) P.L.R.
  •         Advocates Act, 1961 (25 of 1961) - If Bar Association itself has not even a Constitution or Bye-laws, then a dispute relating to an election to a local bar association which has no statutory character, can be brought in challenge only by a normal civil suit as a matter requiring an adjudication of civil rights of parties under Section 9 of Civil Procedure Code and could not be brought before a Bar Council for  resolution - State Bar Council or any Committee constituted by it,has no such power to declare the election in a Bar Association as invalid - Civil Procedure Code, 1908 (V of 1908) S. 9. (178) P.L.R. 
  •         Advocates Act - Code of Ethics - Prescribed by the Bar Council of India, in recognition of the evolution in professional and ethical standards within the legal community, provides for certain rules which contain canons of conduct and etiquette which ought to serve as general guide to the practice and profession. (2016)3 P.L.R.SC 654