Section 76 in The Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Act 2019

Title: Special provision relating to Bar Council and advocates

Description: (1) On and from the date referred to in sub-section (1) of section 75, in the Advocates Act, 1961 (25 of 1961), in section 3, in sub-section (1),-- (a) in clause (a), the words "Jammu and Kashmir" shall be deleted. (b) after clause (f), the following clause shall be inserted, namely-- -(g)- for the Union territory of Jammu and Kashmir and Union territory of Ladakh, to be known as the Bar Council of Jammu and Kashmir; and Ladakh. (2) Any person who immediately before the date referred to in sub-section (1) of section 75 is an advocate on the roll of the Bar Council of the existing State of Jammu and Kashmir and practising as an advocate in the High Court of Jammu and Kashmir, may continue to be members of the Bar council of Jammu and Kashmir; and Ladakh, notwithstanding anything contained in the Advocates Act, 1961 and the rules made thereunder. (3) The persons other than the advocates who are entitled immediately before the date referred to in sub-section (1) of section 75, on and after that date, be recognised as such persons entitled also to practise in the common High Court of Jammu and Kashmir or any subordinate court thereof, as the case may be. (4) The right of audience in the common High Court of Jammu and Kashmir shall be regulated in accordance with the like principles as immediately before the date referred to in sub-section (1) of section 75, are in force with respect to the right of audience in the High Court of Jammu and Kashmir.

Title: Practice and procedure in common High Court of Jammu and Kashmir

Description: Subject to the provisions of this Part, the law in force immediately before the date referred to in sub-section (1) of section 75 with respect to practice and procedure in the High Court of Jammu and Kashmir shall, with the necessary modifications, apply in relation to the common High Court of Jammu and Kashmir and accordingly, the common High Court of Jammu and Kashmir shall have all such powers to make rules and orders with respect to practice and procedure as are immediately before that date exercisable by the common High Court of Jammu and Kashmir: Provided that any rules or orders which are in force immediately before the date referred to in sub-section (1) of section 75 with respect to practice and procedure in the High Court of Jammu and Kashmir shall, until varied or revoked by rules or orders made by the common High Court of Jammu and Kashmir, apply with the necessary modifications in relation to practice and procedure in the common High Court of Jammu and Kashmir as if made by that Court.

Title: Savings

Description: Nothing in this Part shall affect the application to the common High Court of Jammu and Kashmir of any provisions of the Constitution, and this Part shall have effect subject to any provision that may be made on or after the date referred to in sub-section (1) of section 75 with respect to the common High Court of Jammu and Kashmir by any Legislature or other authority having power to make such provision.

Title: Advocate General for Union territory of Jammu and Kashmir

Description: (1) The Lieutenant Governor shall appoint a person who is qualified to be appointed a Judge of the High Court, to be Advocate-General for the Union territory of Jammu and Kashmir. (2) It shall be the duty of such Advocate-General to give advice to the Government of such Union territory upon such legal matters and to perform such other duties of a legal character, as may from time to time be referred or assigned to him by the said Government, and to discharge the functions conferred on him by or under the Constitution or any other law for the time being in force. (3) In the performance of his duties, the Advocate-General shall have the right of audience in all courts in the Union territory of Jammu and Kashmir. (4) The Advocate-General shall hold office during the pleasure of the Lieutenant Governor and receive such remuneration as the Lieutenant Governor may determine.

Title: Authorisation of expenditure of Union territory of Jammu and Kashmir

Description: The Governor of existing State of Jammu and Kashmir may, at any time before the appointed day, authorise such expenditure from the Consolidated Fund of the Union territory of Jammu and Kashmir as he deems necessary for any period not more than six months beginning with the appointed day pending the sanction of such expenditure by the Legislative Assembly of the Union territory of Jammu and Kashmir: Provided that the Lieutenant Governor of Union territory of Jammu and Kashmir may, after the appointed day, authorise such further expenditure as he deems necessary from the Consolidated Fund of the Union territory of Jammu and Kashmir for any period not extending beyond the said period of six months.