RULES SCRAPPING the one-year LL.M programme can be introduced into power solely from the 2022-2023 tutorial session, the Bar Council of India (BCI) on Thursday advised the Supreme Courtroom, which is listening to a clutch of petitions difficult the modifications.
Showing for the BCI, Senior Advocate Vivek Tankha conveyed this to a bench headed by Chief Justice of India S A Bobde which recorded this in its order.
“Vivek Tankha, senior counsel on directions from Manan Kumar Mishra, Chairman of the Bar Council of India who’s current earlier than us, states that the impugned guidelines are proposed to be introduced into power from the tutorial periods i.e. 2022-2023,” the bench, additionally comprising Justices A S Bopanna and V Ramasubramanian, recorded so as because it issued discover to the BCI in search of its reply to the petitions.
The courtroom requested BCI to file its response inside 4 weeks.
The courtroom was listening to petitions, together with one by the Consortium of Nationwide Legislation Universities, towards the Bar Council of India Authorized Schooling (Publish Graduate, Doctoral, Government, Vocational, Medical and different Persevering with Schooling) Guidelines, 2020, scrapping the one-year LL.M programme. The foundations additionally state that international LL.M levels can be equal to LL.M in India solely whether it is taken after acquiring LL.B diploma from any international or Indian college which is equal to the LL.B recognised in India.