The Presidency Small Cause Courts Act,1882
Section 15. Judge or other officer not to practise or trade
No Judge or other officer appointed under this Act shall, during his continuance as such Judge or officer, either by himself or as a partner of any other person, practice or act, either directly or indirectly, as an advocate, attorney, vakil or other legal practitioner, or be concerned, either on his own account or for any other person, or as the partner of any other person, in any trade or profession.
Any such Judge or officer so practicing, acting or concerned shall be deemed to have committed an offence under section 168 of the Indian Penal Code (45 of 1860).
Nothing herein contained shall be deemed to prohibit any such Judge or officer from being a member of any company incorporated or registered under Royal Charter, Letters Patent, 1[Act of Parliament of the United Kingdom or Central Act or Provincial Act or Act of the Legislature of a Part A State or a Part C State].
1. Subs. by the A.O.1950 for “Act of Parliament or Act of the Central Legislature or of any Legislature established in a Province of India”. The words in italics were Subs. by the A.O.1948 for “any British Indian Legislature”.