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

( ACT NO. 46 Of 1972 )

 
 
 
 
44. On the commencement of this Order,-
 
 
 
 
(a) all properties and assets vesting in the East Pakistan Bar Council shall vest in the Bar Council;
 
 
 
 
(b) all properties and assets of the Pakistan Bar Council in Bangladesh shall vest in the Bar Council;
 
 
 
 
(c) all rights liabilities and obligations of the East Pakistan Bar Council whether arising out of any contract or otherwise, shall be the rights, liabilities and obligations of the Bar Council;
 
 
 
 
(d) all proceedings pending before the East Pakistan Bar Council in respect of any disciplinary matter or otherwise shall stand transferred to the Bar Council;
 
 
 
 
(e) all appeals pending before the Appellate Tribunal of the Pakistan Bar Council in cases disposed of by the Tribunals of East Pakistan Bar Council shall stand transferred to the High Court and the decision of the High Court thereon shall be final;
 
 
 
 
 
 
(f) all officers and other employees of the Pakistan Bar Council employed in Bangladesh and of the East Pakistan Bar Council shall stand transferred to the Bar Council and shall serve under the Bar Council on such terms and conditions as it may determine; and
 
 
 
 
(g) the Canons of Professional Conduct and Etiquette framed by the Pakistan Bar Council shall be deemed to be the Canons framed by the Bar Council and in those Canons for the word “Pakistan”, wherever occurring, the word “Bangladesh” shall be substituted.

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