Regulation Directory project - India

Legal Jurisdictions

India

Lawyer Title(s)

Advocate

Regulator(s) of Admission

Advocates are enrolled by the State Bar in which they practice. There are 19 State Bar Councils across India

Contact/URL

http://www.barcouncilofindia.org/about/state-bar-councils/chairmen-of-state-bar-councils/    

Regulator(s) of Practice

Bar Council of India has the task of promulgating ethical rules under the Advocates Act


Contact/URL

http://www.barcouncilofindia.org/    

Disciplinary Authorities

Bar Council of India has the task of disciplining Advocates under the Advocates Act


Contact/URL

http://www.barcouncilofindia.org/

Primary Legislative Source

THE ADVOCATES ACT, 1961, ACT NO. 25 OF 1961 [19th May, 1961.]

Contact/URL

http://www.barcouncilofindia.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/Advocates-Act1961.pdf