Madras High Court reserves verdict in plea challenging circular requiring lawyers to wear gowns before NCLT

The petitioner argued that the Tribunal Registrar had no jurisdiction to impose any dress codes for lawyers, as the latter were governed only by the Advocates Act and the BCI Rules.
NCLT, Lawyers
NCLT, Lawyers

The Madras High Court on Monday reserved its order in a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) challenging a circular issued by the Registrar of the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) directing all lawyers appearing before any bench of the Tribunal to wear black gowns [R Rajesh v. Union of India and others].

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