Section 50 in Advocate Act

Title: Repeal of certain enactments

Description: (1) On the date on which a State Bar Council is constituted under this Act, the provisions of sections 3 to 7 (inclusive), sub-sections (1), (2) and (3) of section 9, section 15 and section 20 of the Indian Bar Councils Act, 1926 (38 of 1926), shall stand repealed in the territory for which the State Bar Council is constituted. (2) On the date on which Chapter III comes into force, the following shall stand repealed, namely:-- (a) sections 6, 7, 18 and 37 of the Legal Practitioners Act, 1879 (18 of 1879), and so much of sections 8, 9, 16, 17, 19 and 41 of that Act as relate to the admission and enrolment of legal practitioners; (b) sections 3, 4 and 6 of the Bombay Pleaders Act, 1920 (Bombay Act 17 of 1920); (c) so much of section 8 of the Indian Bar Councils Act, 1926 (38 of 1926), as relates to the admission and enrolment of legal practitioners; (d) the provisions of the Letters Patent of any High Court and of any other law in so far as they relate to the admission and enrolment of legal practitioners. (3) On the date on which Chapter IV comes into force, the following shall stand repealed, namely:-- (a) sections 4, 5, 10 and 20 of the Legal Practitioners Act, 1879 (18 of 1879), and so much of sections 8, 9, 19 and 41 of that Act as confer on legal practitioners the right to practise in any court or before any authority or person; (b) sections 5, 7, 8 and 9 of the Bombay Pleaders Act, 1920 (Bombay Act 17 of 1920); (c) section 14 of the Indian Bar Councils Act, 1926 (38 of 1926) and, so much of sections 8 and 15 of that Act as confer on legal practitioners the right to practise in any court or before any authority or person; (d) the Supreme Court Advocates (Practice in High Courts) Act, 1951 (18 of 1951); (e) the provisions of the Letters Patent of any High Court and of any other law conferring on legal practitioners the right to practise in any court or before any authority or person. (4) On the date on which Chapter V comes into force, the following shall stand repealed, namely:-- (a) sections 12 to 15 (inclusive), sections 21 to 24 (inclusive) and sections 39 and 40 of the Legal Practitioners Act, 1879 (18 of 1879), and so 82 much of sections 16, 17 and 41 of that Act as relate to the suspension, removal or dismissal of legal practitioners; (b) sections 24 to 27 (inclusive) of the Bombay Pleaders Act, 1920 (Bombay Act 17 of 1920); (c) sections 10 to 13 (inclusive) of the Indian Bar Councils Act, 1926 (38 of 1926); (d) the provisions of the Letters Patent of any High Court and of any other law in so far as they relate to the suspension, removal or dismissal of legal practitioners. (5) When the whole of this Act has come into force-- (a) the remaining provisions of the Acts referred to in this section which do not stand repealed by virtue of any of the foregoing provisions of this section (except sections 1, 3 and 36 of the Legal Practitioners Act, 1879) (18 of 1879) shall stand repealed; (b) the enactment specified in the Schedule shall stand repealed to the extent mentioned therein

Title: Rule of construction

Description: On and from the appointed day, references in any enactment to an advocate enrolled by a High Court in any form of words shall be construed as references to an advocate enrolled under this Act

Title: Saving

Description: Nothing in this Act shall be deemed to affect the power of the Supreme Court to make rules under article 145 of the Constitution-- (a) for laying down the conditions subject to which a senior advocate shall be entitled to practise in that Court; (b) for determining the persons who shall be entitled to 1[act or plead] in that Court. 1. Subs. by Act 70 of 1993, s. 9, for "act" (w.e.f. 26-12-1993).

Title: Elections to first State Bar Council

Description: Notwithstanding anything contained in this Act, the elected members of a State Bar Council, constituted for the first time under this Act, shall be elected by and from amongst advocates, vakils, pleaders and attorneys who, on the date of the election, are entitled as of right to practise in the High Court and are ordinarily practising within the territory for which the Bar Council is to be constituted. Explanation.-- Where the territory for which the Bar Council is to be constituted includes a Union territory, the expression "High Court" shall include the court of the Judicial Commissioner of that Union territory.

Title: Term of office of members of first State Bar Councils

Description: Notwithstanding anything contained in this Act, the term of office of the 1*** elected members of 2*** a State Bar Council constituted for the first time, shall be two years from the date of the first meeting of the Council: 3[Provided that such members shall continue to hold office until the State Bar Council is reconstituted in accordance with the provisions of this Act.] 1. The words "nominated and" omitted by Act 14 of 1962, s. 3 (w.e.f. 30-3-1962). 2. The words "the Bar Council of India and" omitted by Act 21 of 1964, s. 22 (w.e.f. 16-5-1964). 3. Ins. by s. 22, ibid. (w.e.f. 16-5-1964).