BCI Asks Delhi Bar Council To Examine Prashant Bhushan Contempt Case And Take Decision
The Bar Council of a state awards permit to a individual to hone as a attorney and has wide powers such as suspending or taking absent the proper of its individuals in certain circumstances to hone beneath the Advocates Act.
New Delhi: The Bar Council of India (BCI) has inquired Bar Council of Delhi to look at the conviction and fine of Re one forced on activist-lawyer Prashant Bhushan by the Supreme Court in a disdain case and take a legally-mandated choice with respect to his rights as a lawyer. The Bar Council of a state grants permit to a individual to hone as a attorney and has wide powers such as suspending or taking absent the correct of its individuals in certain circumstances to hone beneath the Advocates Act.
“The General Council of the Bar Council of India has consistently settled to coordinate the Bar Chamber of Delhi, where Prashant Bhushan is enlisted as an Advocate, to look at the matter and continue as per law and rules to choose the same as speedily as possible,” the BCI said in its determination. Bhushan on Monday was fined one rupee as discipline within the contempt case.
A bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra (since resigned) had indicted Bhushan for his two tweets against the legal. As a discipline he was coordinated to store the fine with the Supreme Court registry by September 15, failing which he would ought to experience three-month imprison term and debarment from law hone for three years.
The apex bar body said it deliberated upon the the apex court judgment in its general chamber assembly held on September 3 and held that the tweets and articulations made by Bhushan and the SC judgment require careful think about and examination within the light of the statutory obligations, powers and capacities conferred on it beneath the Advocates’ Act and the rules framed thereunder.
By Sonal Dalbahadur Singh