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Bar Council of Delhi cannot make enrollment a 100% online process: Delhi HC

Lawstreet Journal 24 Feb 2021 1:22am

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The Bench of the High Court at Delhi, observed on Monday ( February 22,2021) that the Bar Council Of Delhi cannot make its enrolment process totally online because it is seen that it is a policy decision. It stated that the Court cannot give directions to the Council to make it a 100% online process. 

Regardless, the Court advised the Bar Council to look into making the procedure online as much as possible for the benefit of hundreds of law graduates , some of them even approaching the Court with pleas.

5000 advocates have been recorded who have enrolled since July of 2020 by the partially online system that has been operating. The single judge bench of Justice Prathiba Singh noted, “the Council has taken sufficient steps to provide for online enrolment already.”The form for enrolment as well as its payment was made available online juts that the physical presence of the enrolled was a must for completion of the entire process.

A law graduate from Bihar, Abhishek Anand, filed a petition to the Court regarding the same during the ongoing pandemic. The petitioner was seeking permission for a complete online enrolment since he was unable to travel to Delhi before the All India Bar Examination (AIBE), moving the court for urgent relief. The Council responded saying, the provisional enrolment of the petitioner has already been granted. 

The petitioner went on to ask for the requirement of residential proff by the Bar Council to be quashed. The Bar Council of Delhi in their requirements states… Continue Reading...

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