The Bangladesh Legal Practitioner's and Bar Council Order, 1972 (President's Order)

WHEREAS it is expedient to amend and consolidate the law relating to legal practitioners and to provide for the constitution of a Bar Council for Bangladesh and for matters incidental or ancillary thereto;

NOW, THEREFORE, in pursuance of the Proclamation of Independence of Bangladesh, read with the Provisional Constitution of Bangladesh Order, 1972, and in exercise of all powers enabling him in that behalf, the President is pleased to make the following Order:-



1. (1) This Order may be called the Bangladesh Leg

2. In this Order, unless there is anything repugna

3. (1) There shall be constituted in accordance wi

4. Save as provided in Article 7 in respect of the

5. (1) The Bar Council shall consist of fifteen me


[6. (1) There shall be a Chairman and a Vice-Chair



8. Elections to the Bar Council shall always be he

9. No election of a member to the Bar Council shal

10. Subject to the provisions of this Order and th

11. (1) The Bar Council shall constitute the follo



12. A casual vacancy in the Bar Council shall be f

13. All sums received by the Bar Council as enrolm

14. (1) The Bar Council may constitute, for the be

15. (1) A Bar Council may, whenever necessary, con

16. (1) The Bar Council shall cause to be maintain

17. No act done by the Bar Council or any Tribunal

18. No suit or other legal proceeding shall lie ag

19. (1) Save as otherwise provided in this Order,

20. The Bar Council shall prepare and maintain a r

21. (1) No advocate other than an advocate [permit

22. (1) The Bar Council may prescribe the followin

23. (1) Entries in the roll shall be made in the o

24. The Bar Council shall issue a certificate of e

25. (1) The Bar Council shall send to the High Cou

26. (1) The Attorney-General for Bangladesh shall

27. (1) Subject to provisions of this Order and th


28. No woman shall be disqualified for admission t

29. An application for admission as an advocate sh

30. (1) All applications for admission as an advoc

31. An advocate may suspend his practice in such m

32. (1) An advocate on the roll may, in the manner

33. (1) The Bar Council may constitute one or more

34. (1) In enquires relating to conduct of advocat

35. (1) For the purposes of any such enquiry as af

36. (1) Any person aggrieved by an order of a Trib

37. The provisions of sections 5 and 12 of the Lim

38. An appeal made under Article 36 shall not oper

39. The Bar Council may recognise a bar associatio

40. [(1) The Bar Council may, with the prior appro

41. Any person who is not an advocate and practise

42. (1) Notwithstanding anything contained in this

43. The Legal Practitioners and Bar Council Act, 1

44. On the commencement of this Order,- (a) all pr

45. [Except as provided in clause (1A) of Article

46. If any difficulty arises in giving effect to t