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Notice issued by the supreme court on a writ challenging rule for allotment of chambers to heir of lawyer on event of his death.
Harsh Jain 16 Feb 2018

Notice issued by the supreme court on a writ challenging rule for allotment of chambers to heir of lawyer on event of his death.

A notice on the writ petition filed by Advocate on Record (AOR) Vishnu Shankar Jain challenging the constitutionality of Rule 7B of the Supreme Court Lawyers Chambers. (Allotment and Occupancy) Rules, was issued by the Supreme court bench of Justices A. K. Sikri and Ashok Bhushan on Friday. The Rule, provides that if the children or spouse of the advocate, having a chamber in the Supreme Court,are practicing, then upon death such advocate it shall be allotted to  them. According to petisioner this rule is violative of Article 14 as it confers a privilege on the basis of descent of a person. Referring to the notification dated October 31, 2017 specifying the criteria for the allotment of chambers, court refused to grant a stay, and stated that they will decide the matter finally .

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