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Legal Shorts; Advocate, right to appearance and duty towards Court


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No party needs prior permission of the Court to appoint an advocate to represent him in Court. An advocate is an officer and thus accountable to the Court. S. 30, Advocate Act, 1961.


Case: T.C. Mathai v. District & Session Judge, Triuvananthapuram,



(1999) 3 SCC 614

1999 SCC (Cri) 445

1999 Cri LJ 2092

AIR 1999 SC 1385


SC Bench:  2

K.T. Thomas and M.B. Shah. JJ.



Adv Nisha Singh, Delhi



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