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Thursday, 20 April 2017

We trust astuteness wins: HC on strike call given by legal counselor bodies

MUMBAI: Observing that attorneys' group realizes that it needs to comply with Supreme Court judgment against striking work, a seat headed by the Chief Justice of the Bombay high court on Thursday discarded a test to a day's abstention from work called by the Bar Council of India (BCI) for March 31.

The court was hearing two petitions recorded in broad daylight enthusiasm against a call by the Bar Councils to keep away from labor for a day to challenge the proposed "undemocratic" corrections to the Advocates Act. The changes proposed incorporate that the disciplinary board ought to incorporate two non attorneys and be going by resigned locale judge, topping number of terms for chose individuals and bringing legal counselors under the ambit of purchaser insurance law.

Advocate Manoj Shirsat who had recorded and contended one, face to face, said the SC had held against strikes by legal advisors and that it was "amateurish and unbecoming of attorneys." The second PIL by Mumbai businessperson Yawar Oomatia said the strike call was illicit and in disdain of SC requests. His legal counselor Tanveer Nizam additionally said that the SC had said "legal advisors have no privilege to go on or give a call for blacklist, not even a token strike." He included that the going without work is only a strike banned by the SC. The call was untimely as the changes were just at a phase of proposal by the Law Commission, he included.

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