Functions, Power and Duties of Nepal Bar Council

Functions, Power and Duties of Nepal Bar Council

Nepal Bar Council

Nepal Bar Council is an independent legal institution established by the Nepal Bar Council Act, 2050. The main objectives of Nepal Bar Council are to promote, protect and regulate the activities of the law practitioners in a more professional manner. 

Nepal Bar Council discharges its duties and responsibilities in accordance with this Act and the rules and regulations framed thereunder in areas of internal Management, Financial Administration, Rules of Employees, code of Conduct for Lawyers, Curriculum for examination and conducting the examinations for law practice etc.

Functions, Power and Duties of Nepal Bar Council

The functions, powers and duties of Nepal Bar Council is mentioned under Section 8(1) of Nepal Bar Council Act, 2050. The functions, duties and powers of Nepal Bar Council are as follows:

(a) To take examinations of the persons entering into the Legal Profession,

(b) To make procedural provisions regarding the registration of names of Legal Practitioners,

(c) To register a person who is qualified as a Legal Practitioner,

(d) To monitor whether the Legal Practitioners are working in accordance with the prescribed professional code of conduct or not,

(e) To entertain a complaint about the work carried out by Legal Practitioner against the professional code of conduct and send to the disciplinary committee for action,

(f) To determine procedure for the disciplinary committee and other committees,

(g) To file a case against the person who violates the provision of this Act,

(h) To protect the prestige, dignity, security, rights, welfare and facilities of Legal Practitioners,

(i) To recommend for proper educational standard of the legal profession in consultation with the university to increase the standard of legal education,

(j) To appoint necessary staffs and make provisions for their remuneration and facilities,

(k) To make provisions for necessary training to maintain the legal profession prestigious by providing practical experience to the Legal Practitioners,

(l) To make provision for education, discussion, seminars, work-shops and talk-programmes etc. to promote the right and welfare of Legal Practitioners and manage for publication,

(m) To arrange for the funds of the Council,

(n) To carry out other works as mentioned in this Act,

(o) To carry out other functions necessary to meet the objectives of this Act.

Read also:- Functions, Duties and Powers of Judicial Council of Nepal

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