By Arifa Khan, Post Graduate College of Law, Osmania University, Hyderabad.
The Bar Council of India issued a Circular which fixes the age limit to 20 years and 45 years for 5 and 3 years Law Degree courses. The writ petition in Rishabh Duggal v. Bar Council of India was filed under Article 32 of the Constitution of India, against the said Circular No. 6 that restored Clause 28 by the Bar Council of India (BCI) which provides for a maximum age limit of 20 years and 45 years for taking admission into the 5 and 3 years Law degree course respectively. The said clause had been withdrawn by the BCI vide an earlier Resolution No. 231 in the Official Gazette; however, it was restored by Circular No. 6. Continue reading