Section 45 in Advocate Act

Title: Penalty for persons illegally practising in courts and before other authorities

Description: Any person who practises in any court or before any authority or person, in or before whom he is not entitled to practise under the provisions of this Act, shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to six months.

Title: [Repealed]

Description: [46. Payment of part of enrolment fees to the Bar Council of India].-- Omitted by Act 70 of 1993, s. 8 (w.e.f. 26-12-1993).

Title: Financial assistance to State Bar Council

Description: 1[46A. Financial assistance to State Bar Council-- The Bar Council of India may, if it is satisfied that any State Bar Council is in need of funds for the purpose of performing its functions under this Act, give such financial assistance as it deems fit to that Bar Council by way of grant or otherwise.] 1. Ins. by Act 60 of 1973, s. 35 (w.e.f. 31-1-1974)

Title: Reciprocity

Description: (1) Where any country, specified by the Central Government in this behalf by notification in the Official Gazette, prevents citizens of India from practising the profession of law or subjects them to unfair discrimination in that country, no subject of any such country shall be entitled to practise the profession of law in India. (2) Subject to the provisions of sub-section (1), the Bar Council of India may prescribe the conditions, if any, subject to which foreign qualifications in law obtained by persons other than citizens of India shall be recognised for the purpose of admission as an advocate under this Act.

Title: Indemnity against legal proceedings

Description: No suit or other legal proceeding shall lie against any Bar Council or any committee thereof or a member of a Bar Council 1[or any committee thereof] for any act in good faith done or intended to be done in pursuance of the provisions of this Act or of any rules made thereunder. 1. Ins. by s. 36, ibid. (w.e.f. 31-1-1974).