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

( ACT NO. 46 Of 1972 )

 
 
 
 
22. (1) The Bar Council may prescribe the following fees to be paid to the Bar Council, namely:-
 
 
 
 
(a) fee for enrolment as an advocate;
 
 
 
 
 
 
(b) fee for permission to practise before the High Court;
 
 
 
 
(c) annual fee payable by advocates:
 
 
 
 
Provided that-
 
 
 
 
(i) no person whose name is entered on the roll of advocates under clause (a) of Article 20 shall be required to pay the fee for enrolment;
 
 
 
 
(ii) no person who was an advocate of the High Court immediately before the commencement of this Order shall be required to pay the fee for permission to practise before the High Court; and
 
 
 
 
(iii) no advocate shall be required to pay the annual fee remaining unpaid for 1971 or the annual fee for 1972.
 
 
 
 
(2) The fees referred to in sub-clause (a) and (b) of clause (1) may be paid in such instalments, if any, as may be prescribed.
 
 
 
 
(3) The annual fee referred to in sub-clause (c) of clause (1) shall be paid by such date as may be prescribed.
 
 
 
 
(4) If an advocate fails to pay an instalment of fee or the annual fee or contribution or premium under clause (2) of Article 14 payable by him by the prescribed date, he shall be liable to pay such further fee for late payment as may be prescribed:
 
 
 
 
Provided that, if he fails to pay such instalment, fee, contribution or premium for six months following the date on which it becomes due, he shall, by notice, be asked to show cause why his name shall not be struck off the roll of advocates and if the explanation is unsatisfactory, his name shall be struck off the roll of advocates and shall not be restored except upon payment of such penalty not exceeding the sum of such instalment, fee, contribution or premium:
 
 
 
 
Provided further that the enrolment committee, having regard to the circumstances of each case, may direct exemption of such penalty.
 
 

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