Gujarat HC dismisses plea challenging increase in enrolment fee beyond Rs 750 prescribed under Advocates Act

The High Court held, "prescribing the rate of fees was merely ancillary and can be modified by the Rules as apparent from Section 49 of the Act of 1961".
Gujarat High Court
Gujarat High Court

The Gujarat High Court recently dismissed a plea filed against the Bar Council of India (BCI) and the Bar Council of Gujarat by a person whose enrolment application was rejected for his unwillingness to deposit the enrolment fee [Rajesh Manibhai Patel v. Bar Council of Gujarat].

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