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

( ACT NO. 46 Of 1972 )

 
 
 
 
2. In this Order, unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context,-
 
 
 
 
(a) “advocate” means an advocate entered in the roll under the provisions of this Order;
 
 
 
 
(b) “Bar Council” means the Bangladesh Bar Council constituted under this Order;
 
 
 
 
1[(bb) “Bar Association” means Supreme Court Bar Association or a Local Bar Association;]
 
 
 
 
(c) “East Pakistan Bar Council” means the Bar Council which, before the 26th day of March, 1971, was known as the East Pakistan Bar Council;
 
 
 
 
(d) “Government” means the Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh;
 
 
 
 
 
 
(e) “High Court” means 2[the High Court Division of the Supreme Court];
 
 
 
 
3[(f) “Local Bar Association” means any Bar Association in a District or any other Bar Association recognised under Article 39 but does not include the Supreme Court Bar Association;]
 
 
 
 
(g) “prescribed” means prescribed by rules made under this Order;
 
 
 
 
(h) “roll” means the roll of advocates prepared and maintained by the Bar Council;
 
 
 
 
(i) “Tribunal” means a Tribunal constituted under this Order.

  • 1
    Clause (bb) was inserted by section 2 of the Bangladesh Legal Practitioners and Bar Council (Amendment) Act, 2003 (Act No. XXXIX of 2003)
  • 2
    The words “the High Court Division of the Supreme Court” were substituted for the words “High Court of Bangladesh” by section 2 of the Bangladesh Legal Practitioners and Bar Council (Amendment) Act, 2003 (Act No. XXXIX of 2003)
  • 3
    Clause (f) was substituted by section 2 of the Bangladesh Legal Practitioners and Bar Council (Amendment) Act, 2003 (Act No. XXXIX of 2003)
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