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THE BANGLADESH LEGAL PRACTITIONER’S AND BAR COUNCIL ORDER, 1972

(PRESIDENT'S ORDER NO. 46 OF 1972).
  Part No : Chapter No : Section No: [ 18th May, 1972  
  
     WHEREAS it is expedient to amend and consolidate the law relating to legal practitioners and to provide for the constitution of a Bar Council for Bangladesh and for matters incidental or ancillary thereto;
 
    NOW, THEREFORE, in pursuance of the Proclamation of Independence of Bangladesh, read with the Provisional Constitution of Bangladesh Order, 1972, and in exercise of all powers enabling him in that behalf, the President is pleased to make the following Order:-
 
CONTENTS
 
SECTIONS
 
1. (1) This Order may be called
2. In this Order, unless there is
3. (1) There shall be constituted in
4. Save as provided in Article 7
5. (1) The Bar Council shall consist
[5A. (1) No Advocate shall hold office
[6. (1) There shall be a Chairman
[6A. There shall be a Secretary of
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8. Elections to the Bar Council shall
9. No election of a member to
10. Subject to the provisions of this
11. (1) The Bar Council shall constitute
[***]
[11B. (1) Notwithstanding anything contained in any
12. A casual vacancy in the Bar
13. All sums received by the Bar
14. (1) The Bar Council may constitute,
15. (1) A Bar Council may, whenever
16. (1) The Bar Council shall cause
17. No act done by the Bar
18. No suit or other legal proceeding
19. (1) Save as otherwise provided in
20. The Bar Council shall prepare and
21. (1) No advocate other than an
22. (1) The Bar Council may prescribe
23. (1) Entries in the roll shall
24. The Bar Council shall issue a
25. (1) The Bar Council shall send
26. (1) The Attorney-General for Bangladesh shall
27. (1) Subject to provisions of this
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28. No woman shall be disqualified for
29. An application for admission as an
30. (1) All applications for admission as
31. An advocate may suspend his practice
32. (1) An advocate on the roll
33. (1) The Bar Council may constitute
34. (1) In enquires relating to conduct
35. (1) For the purposes of any
36. (1) Any person aggrieved by an
37. The provisions of sections 5 and
38. An appeal made under Article 36
39. The Bar Council may recognise a
40. [(1) The Bar Council may, with
41. Any person who is not an
42. (1) Notwithstanding anything contained in this
43. The Legal Practitioners and Bar Council
44. On the commencement of this Order,-
45. [Except as provided in clause (1A)
46. If any difficulty arises in giving
 
 

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