08 November 2017
the question is that the bar council of Tripura denying enrolment on the ground the degree obtained in service period though the degree obtained is not in absentia or fraudulent . With permission from employer and attending evening classes beyond office hours. Bar Council rejecting application citing Madraj High Court judgement. What is the way out?
The conditions by High Court were mentioned, go through full decision.
Madras High Court P. Ramu vs The Secretary on 20 April, 2016
(a) Bar Councils are directed to verify whether the candidates, who apply for enrolment, after crossing 40 year of age, have rightly obtained Law Degree or not. If they had obtained Law Degree, while in service, then they shall not be enrolled.
(b) Bar Councils shall verify the Ration Card, Pan Card and Aadhar Card of the candidates to ascertain their address, social status and their income, at the time of enrolment.
(c) Bar Councils shall get an affidavit from the candidates, who crossed 40 years of age at the time of enrolment stating that they have not obtained law degree while they were in service.