THE ADVOCATES WELFARE FUND ACT, 2001

THE ADVOCATES’ WELFARE FUND ACT, 2001

 

CONTENTS

Sections

Particulars

      
1 Short Title, Extent and Commencement
2 Definitions.
3 Advocates’ Welfare Fund
4 Establishment of Trustee Committee
5 Disqualifications and removal of Chairperson or Member of Trustee Committee.
6 Resignation by nominated Chairperson and Members of Trustee Committee and filling up of casual vacancy.
7 Vacancies, etc., not to invalidate proceedings of Trustee Committee.
8 Meetings of Trustee Committee.
9 Travelling and daily allowances to nominated Chairperson and Members of Trustee Committee.
10 Vesting and application of Fund.
11 Functions of Trustee Committee.
12 Borrowing and investment.
13 Accounts and audit.
14 Powers and duties of Secretary.
15 Payment of certain monies to Fund by State Bar Council.
16 Recognition by a State Bar Council of any association of advocates.
17 Duties of State Bar Associations and State Advocates’ Associations.
18 Membership in Fund.
19 Ex gratia grant to a member of Fund.
20 Review.
21 Payment of amount on cessation of practice.
22 Restriction on alienation, attachment, etc., of interest of member in Fund.
23 Exemption from income-tax.
24 Group Life Insurance for members of Fund and other benefits.
25 Appeal against decision or order of Trustee Committee.
26 Printing and distribution of Advocates’ Welfare Fund Stamps by State Bar Council.
27 Vakalatnama to bear stamps.
28 Certain persons not to be eligible for benefits
29 Protection of action taken in good faith.
30 Bar of jurisdiction of civil courts.
31 Power to summon witnesses and take evidence.
32 Power to amend Schedules I and II.
33 Power of appropriate Government to issue directions.
34 Power of appropriate Government to supersede Trustee Committee.
35 Power of Central Government to make rules.—
36 Power of State Government to make rules.
37 Rules and notifications to be laid before Parliament or State Legislature.
38 Saving.
Schedule1 Amount to be paid to the advocate in his cessation of practice.htm
Schedule2 State in which specified enactments shall not apply see section 32(2)and 38.htm

 

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