AP Bar Council opposes NCHER bill
Hyderabad, June 17, 2012 : The Andhra Pradesh Bar Council (APBC) in its meeting today resolved to oppose the inclusion of 'Institutions imparting Legal Education' in Higher Education and Research Bill 2011. In the meeting attended by all Presidents, Secretaries and representatives of all Bar Associations in the state, a resolution was passed to unanimously oppose the bill and to request the Government of India to delete the 'Institutions Imparting Legal Education from the Purview of the bill by making necessary amendment to Section 2 of the bill, APBC Chairman A Narasimha Reddy said in a release here.
It also resolved to follow the resolutions passed in the joint meeting of the Members of the Bar Council of India held at New Delhi last month. The AP Council also decided to request the respective Bar Associations in the state to convene an emergent General Body Meeting to express their solidarity to take up the plan of action as resolved by the Bar Council of India.
Besides opposing in toto ' The Legal Practitioners (Regulations and Maintenance of Standards in Professions, Protecting the interests of Clients and Promoting the Rule of Law) Act, 2010, it also resolved to requesting the Bar Council of India to oppose it, the release added.