Q. Consider the following statements regarding “Bar Council of India (BCI)”:
1.It is a statutory body.
2.It lay down standards of professional conduct and etiquette for advocates..
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
Explanation: The Bar Council of India (BCI) is a statutory body constituted under the Advocates Act, 1961 to regulate and represent the Indian bar. Its functions are as follows:
- To lay down standards of professional conduct and etiquette for advocates.
- To safeguard the rights, privileges and interests of advocates.
- To promote and support law reform.
- To promote legal education and to lay down standards of legal education.
Source: Laxmikanth Governance