Section 26A in Advocate Act

Title: Power to remove names from roll

Description: 1[26A. Power to remove names from roll.-- A State Bar Council may remove from the State roll the name of any advocate who is dead or from whom a request has been received to that effect.] 1. Subs. by Act 60 of 1973, s. 20, for section 26A (w.e.f. 31-1-1974).

Title: Application once refused not to be entertained by another Bar Council except in certain circumstances

Description: Where a State Bar Council has refused the application of any person for admission as an advocate on its roll, no other State Bar Council shall entertain an application for admission of such person as an advocate on its roll, except with the previous consent in writing of the State Bar Council which refused the application and of the Bar Council of India.

Title: Power to make rules

Description: (1) A State Bar Council may make rules to carry out the purposes of this Chapter. (2) In particular, and without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing power, such rules may provide for-- 1[(a) the time within which and form in which an advocate shall express his intention for the entry of his name in the roll of a State Bar Council under section 20;] 2* * * * * (c) the form in which an application shall be made to the Bar Council for admission as an advocate on its roll and the manner in which such application shall be disposed of by the enrolment committee of the Bar Council; (d) the conditions subject to which a person may be admitted as an advocate on any such roll; (e) the instalments in which the enrolment fee may be paid. (3) No rules made under this Chapter shall have effect unless they have been approved by the Bar Council of India. 1. Subs. by Act 60 of 1973, s. 21, for clause (a) (w.e.f. 31-1-1974). 2. Clause (b) omitted by s. 21, ibid. (w.e.f. 31-1-1974).

Title: Advocates to be the only recognised class of persons entitled to practise law

Description: Subject to the provisions of this Act and any rules made thereunder, there shall, as from the appointed day, be only one class of persons entitled to practise the profession of law, namely, advocates.

Title: Right of advocates to practise

Description: Subject to the provisions of this Act, every advocate whose name is entered in the 1[State roll] shall be entitled as of right to practise throughout the territories to which this Act extends,-- (i) in all courts including the Supreme Court; (ii) before any tribunal or person legally authorised to take evidence; and (iii) before any other authority or person before whom such advocate is by or under any law for the time being in force entitled to practise 1. Subs. by s. 22, ibid., for "common roll" (w.e.f. 31-1- 1974).