Section 10B in Advocate Act 1961

Title:  Disqualification of members of Bar Council

Description: 1[2[10B.] Disqualification of members of Bar Council.-- An elected member of a Bar Council shall be deemed to have vacated his office if he is declared by the Bar Council of which he is a member to have been absent without sufficient excuse from three consecutive meetings of such Council, or if his name is, for any cause, removed from the roll of advocates or if he is otherwise disqualified under any rule made by the Bar Council of India.] 1. Ins. by Act 21 of 1964, s. 6 (w.e.f. 16-5-1964). 2. Section 10A re-numbered as section 10B of the Act by Act 60 of 1973, s. 10 (w.e.f. 31-1-1974).

Title: Staff of Bar Council

Description: (1) Every Bar Council shall appoint a secretary and may appoint an accountant and such number of other persons on its staff as it may deem necessary. (2) The secretary and the accountant, if any, shall possess such qualifications as may be prescribed.

Title: Accounts and audit

Description: (1) Every Bar Council shall cause to be maintained such books of accounts and other books in such form and in such manner as may be prescribed. (2) The accounts of a Bar Council shall be audited by auditors duly qualified to act as auditors of companies under the Companies Act, 1956 (1 of 1956), at such times and in such manner as may be prescribed. 1[(3) As soon as may be practicable at the end of each financial year, but not later than the 31st day of December of the year next following, a State Bar Council shall send a copy of its accounts together with a copy of the report of the auditors thereon to the Bar Council of India and shall cause the same to be published in the official Gazette. (4) As soon as may be practicable at the end of each financial year, but not later than the 31st day of December of the year next following, the Bar Council of India shall send a copy of its accounts together with a copy of the report of the auditors thereon to the Central Government and shall cause the same to be published in the Gazette of India.] 1. Subs. by Act 60 of 1973, s. 11, for sub-section (3) (w.e.f. 31-1- 1974).

Title: Vacancies in Bar Council and committees thereof not to invalidate action taken

Description: No act done by a Bar Council or any committee thereof shall be called in question on the ground merely of the existence of any vacancy in, or any defect in the constitution of, the Council or committee, as the case may be.

Title: Election to Bar Councils not to be questioned on certain grounds

Description: No election of a member to a Bar Council shall be called in question on the ground merely that due notice thereof has not been given to any person entitled to vote thereat, if notice of the date has, not less than thirty days before that date, been published in the Official Gazette.