The Advocates Act, 1961
Section.37. Appeal to the Bar Council of India.
(1) Any person aggrieved by in order of the disciplinary committee of a State Bar Council made 1[under Section 35] 2[or the Advocate-General of the State] may, within sixty days of the date of the communication of the order to him, prefer an appeal to the Bar Council of India.
(2) Every such appeal shall be heard by the disciplinary committee of the Bar Council of India which may pass such order 2[including an order varying the punishment awarded by the disciplinary committee of the State Bar Council] thereon as it deems fit.
2[Provided that no order of the disciplinary committee of the State Bar Council shall be varied by the disciplinary committee of the Bar Council of India so as to prejudicially affect the person aggrieved without giving him reasonable opportunity of being heard.]
1. Subs. By Act No. 21 Of 1964, for the words ‘under subsection (3) of Section 35.
2. Ins. by Act No. 60 of 1973.