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BCTP asks advocates to subscribe to BCI Advocates Welfare Fund

Press Trust of India  |  Chennai 

The Bar Council of and today said advocates who have failed to subscribe to the Bar Council of Advocates Welfare Fund (BCIAWF) will not only be suspended till they make the payment, but also become ineligible to vote or contest in the

Addressing reporters here with regard to the arrears of subscription towards BCIAWF to be paid, Advocate General Vijay Narayan, also Chairman of the Special Committee of the BCTP said as far as electoral rolls are concerned, the BCTP found that 9,249 lawyers, enrolled before 1993, have not subscribed to BCIAWF.

The BCTP has asked them to subscribe and become members of the BCIAWF.

The details have been posted in the BCTP website.

The lawyers can verify it and make the payment, he added.

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First Published: Thu, December 07 2017. 22:10 IST