[Senior Designations] Advocates Act introduced a "caste system", Section 16(2) violates Article 14: Fali Nariman

He also said that gender neutral language should be used in statutes because General Clauses Act which says reference to male would be taken to include female was enacted in 1898 when women were not admitted to the Bar.
[Senior Designations] Advocates Act introduced a "caste system", Section 16(2) violates Article 14: Fali Nariman

Senior Advocate Fali S Nariman on Saturday expressed strong reservations against the present method of designating lawyers as Senior Advocates terming it a form of caste system among lawyers.

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