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Bar Council rule discussed

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GUWAHATI, Jan 22 � The Bar Council of Assam, Nagaland, Mizoram, Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim has stated that as per rule 10 Chapter II Part VI of the Bar Council of India Rules �an advocate shall not stand as a surety, or certify the soundness of a surety for his client required for the purpose of any legal proceedings�, which implies that an advocate shall not stand as surety or certify soundness of a surety for his client and as such an Advocate should not stand as a surety or certify soundness of a surety.

In a meeting recently, the Council discussed the observation made by the Gauhati High Court in its order of December 16 last passed in bail application No. 3024/2014, in connection with identification of bailor by advocates and resolved to give wide publicity of the above provisions of the Rules so that the advocates refrain from certifying soundness of a surety for his client as it will amount to misconduct under the Bar Council of India Rules, the release added.

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GUWAHATI, Jan 22 � The Bar Council of Assam, Nagaland, Mizoram, Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim has stated that as per rule 10 Chapter II Part VI of the Bar Council of India Rules �an advocate shall not stand as a surety, or certify the soundness of a surety for his client required for the purpose of any legal proceedings�, which implies that an advocate shall not stand as surety or certify soundness of a surety for his client and as such an Advocate should not stand as a surety or certify soundness of a surety.

In a meeting recently, the Council discussed the observation made by the Gauhati High Court in its order of December 16 last passed in bail application No. 3024/2014, in connection with identification of bailor by advocates and resolved to give wide publicity of the above provisions of the Rules so that the advocates refrain from certifying soundness of a surety for his client as it will amount to misconduct under the Bar Council of India Rules, the release added.