Laws of Bangladesh

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

10. Subject to the provisions of this Order and the rules made thereunder the functions of the Bar Council shall be-
(a) to admit persons as advocates on its roll, to hold examinations for purposes of admission, and to remove advocates from such roll;
(b) to prepare and maintain such roll;
(c) to lay down standard of professional conduct and etiquette for advocates;
(d) to entertain and determine cases of misconduct against advocates on its roll and to order punishment in such cases;
(e) to safeguard the rights, privileges and interests of advocates on its roll;
(f) to manage and invest the funds of the Bar Council;
(g) to provide for the election of its members;
(h) to lay down the procedure to be followed by its committees;
(i) to promote legal education and to lay down the standards to such education in consultation with the universities in Bangladesh imparting such education;
(j) to perform all other functions conferred on it by or under this Order;
(k) to do all other things necessary for discharging the aforesaid functions.

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