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Gujarat HC Withdraws GHCAA President Yatin Oza’s Senior Advocate Status

Lawstreet Journal 22 Jul 2020 10:21pm

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The Gujarat High Court removed Advocate YatinOza, who happens to be the president of the Gujarat High Court Advocates Association.

Earlier on in a live Facebook video, the Court had launched contempt proceedings against him over his remarks against judges.

The meeting of the Full Court held on 18th July 2020, agreed to review and recall the decision to appoint Mr.Oza as Senior Advocate which was taken on 25th October, 1999.

The Court has cited Rule 26 of the High Court of Gujarat (Designation of Senior Advocates) Rules 2018, which states "In the event, a Senior Advocate is found guilty of conduct which according to the Full Court disentitles the Senior Advocate concerned to be worthy of the designation, the Full Court may review its decision to designate the person concerned and recall the same".

Mr.Oza told sources in response to the development that he would appeal the Court decision. 

"I will fight it in court", he said.

Mr.Ozalevelled the following charges against the High Court and its Registrar during a live conference on Facebook last month, attended by numerous journalists:

  • Corrupt practices being adopted by the registry of the High Court of Gujarat;
  • Undue favour is shown to high-profile industrialist and smugglers and traitors;
  • The High Court functioning is for influential and rich people and their advocates;
  • The billionaires walk away with an order from the High Court in two days whereas the poor and non -VIPs need to suffer;
  • If the litigants want to file any matter in the High Court, the person has to be either Mr. Khambhata… Continue Reading...

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