High enrolment fees levied by State Bar Councils: Supreme Court transfers petitions filed across High Courts to itself

The Court allowed a plea by the BCI praying that petitions pending before various High Courts across the country be transferred to the top court.
Bar Council of India
Bar Council of India

The Supreme Court on Monday transferred to itself petitions challenging the high enrolment fees levied by various State Bar Councils, which were earlier pending before different High Courts. [Bar Council of India v. Akshai Sivan]

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