Committees

Different Committees of the Council

The various committees under the aegis of  The Bar Council of Delhi are:

1. EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE:  The Executive Committee shall be the Executive Authority of the Council and shall be responsible for giving effect to the resolutions of the Council. It shall have the power:-

  • to propose investment of the funds of the Council
  • to prescribe books of account, registers and files for the proper management of the affairs of the Council.
  • to supervise the work of the members of the staff and propose their conditions of service
  • consider the Secretary’s Annual Report and place it before the Council with its comments thereon.
  • consider the annual budget prepared by the Hony. Treasurer for being place before the Council.
  • to provide for proper annual inspection of the office and its registers.
  • to authorize the Secretary to incur expenditure within prescribed limits.
  • and to do all other things necessary for discharging the aforesaid functions.

2. DISCIPLINARY COMMITTEE

  • A Disciplinary Committee under the provisions of the Advocates Act shall be constituted by the Council and its term shall be two and a half years or till a successor committee is constituted whichever is later.
  • The co-option under section 9(i) of the Act shall be done by the Council by election.
  • The procedure prescribed for the election of Chairman, Vice- Chairman, Treasurer or members of other Committees shall as far as possible be followed for co-opting such members.
  • The senior most among the members shall be its Chairman
  • The Disciplinary Committee can hold its meetings at New Delhi or at such other places as the Committee may decide, for speedy disposal of cases.

3. ENROLLMENT COMMITTEE: The duties of the Enrollment Committee shall be:

  • to scrutinize enrollment papers filed by candidates and if they are found in order, to recommend their enrollment.
  • to scrutinize and advice the Bar Council regarding any dispute relating to the order of seniority in the State Roll.
  • to advice the secretary in the preparing and maintenance of the roll.
  • The Enrollment Committee shall have power to exempt the requirement of one month notice in exceptional cases.

4. RULES COMMITTEE: Functions of the Rule Committee are :

  • to formulate rules for the conduct of business of the Bar Council
  • to frame rules as may be required.
  • to study, consider and recommend matters referred to the Council, by the Parliament, Legislative Assembly and other bodies, regarding any bills or rules and report to the Council.
  • to perform any other functions required by the Council from time to time.

5. The other committees are:

  • ELECTION COMMITTEE
  • LIBRARY COMMITTEE
  • WELFARE COMMITTEE
Financial Support to advocates during Covid-19 Lockdown

In such an unprecedented crisis being faced by the Advocates in Delhi/NCR, it is resolved that the Indigent and Disabled Committee of Bar Council of Delhi, is authorised to consider applications for grant of financial assistance, in genuine and bonafide cases of advocates, to the extent of Rs. 5,000 per Advocate.

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