Advocate Welfare Group urges Law Minister to introduce scheme for waiver of rent for Lawyers' chambers, officers etc. amid COVID-19 crisis

The request has been made considering the financial difficulties faced by lawyers with courts restricting their functioning in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown.
Advocate Welfare Group urges Law Minister to introduce scheme for  waiver of rent for Lawyers' chambers, officers etc. amid COVID-19 crisis
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A lawyer's collective, the Advocate Welfare Group, has written to the Union Law Minister, Ravi Shankar Prasad, urging that the Central Government consider formulating a scheme to temporarily waive off the payment of rent of licence fees for premises being used as lawyers' offices and chambers for the period of the COVID-19 crisis.

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