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

( ACT NO. 46 Of 1972 )

 
 
12. A casual vacancy in the Bar Council shall be filled,-
 
 
 
 
(a) if the person who previously filled that vacancy was a member, by the person who received the highest number of votes next after that member, in the same election, and in the event there being no such person, by co-option by the Bar Council of a person eligible for election to the Council under this Order; and
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
(b) if it occurs in the office of the 1[* * *] Vice-Chairman, by a person elected in the prescribed manner by the members of the Council from amongst themselves.

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    The words “Chairman or” were omitted by section 3 of the Bangladesh Legal Practitioners and Bar Council (Amendment) Act, 1975 (Act No. XII of 1975)
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