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

(PRESIDENT'S ORDER NO. 46 OF 1972).
  [18th May, 1972]
 
 
     
   
 
 
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5. (1) The Bar Council shall consist of fifteen members, of whom-



(a) one shall be the Attorney-General for Bangladesh ex-officio;





(b) seven shall be elected in the prescribed manner by the advocates on the roll from amongst their members; and



1[ (c) seven shall be elected by the Advocates who are members of the Local Bar Associations included in each group under clause (2), from amongst themselves.]



(2) For the purpose of sub-clause (c) of clause (1), the bar associations shall be divided by the Government, by notification in the official Gazette, into seven groups.
 
 
 
1 Sub-clause (c) was substituted by section 3 of the Bangladesh Legal Practitioners and Bar Council (Amendment) Act, 2003 (Act No. XXXIX of 2003)

 
 

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