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

(PRESIDENT'S ORDER NO. 46 OF 1972).
  [18th May, 1972]
 
 
     
   
 
 
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2. In this Order, unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context,-



(a) “advocate” means an advocate entered in the roll under the provisions of this Order;



(b) “Bar Council” means the Bangladesh Bar Council constituted under this Order;



1[ (bb) “Bar Association” means Supreme Court Bar Association or a Local Bar Association;]



(c) “East Pakistan Bar Council” means the Bar Council which, before the 26th day of March, 1971, was known as the East Pakistan Bar Council;



(d) “Government” means the Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh;





(e) “High Court” means 2[ the High Court Division of the Supreme Court];



3[ (f) “Local Bar Association” means any Bar Association in a District or any other Bar Association recognised under Article 39 but does not include the Supreme Court Bar Association;]



(g) “prescribed” means prescribed by rules made under this Order;



(h) “roll” means the roll of advocates prepared and maintained by the Bar Council;



(i) “Tribunal” means a Tribunal constituted under this Order.
 
 
 
1 Clause (bb) was inserted by section 2 of the Bangladesh Legal Practitioners and Bar Council (Amendment) Act, 2003 (Act No. XXXIX of 2003)

2 The words “the High Court Division of the Supreme Court” were substituted for the words “High Court of Bangladesh” by section 2 of the Bangladesh Legal Practitioners and Bar Council (Amendment) Act, 2003 (Act No. XXXIX of 2003)

3 Clause (f) was substituted by section 2 of the Bangladesh Legal Practitioners and Bar Council (Amendment) Act, 2003 (Act No. XXXIX of 2003)

 
 

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