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THE LEGAL PRACTITIONERS ACT, 1879

Title : THE LEGAL PRACTITIONERS ACT, 1879

Year : 1879



CHAPTER IV

OF REVENUE-AGENTS


17.Power to make rules as to qualifications, etc., of revenue agents.


1* 17. Power to make rules as to qualifications, etc., of revenue agents. The Chief Controlling Revenue-authority 3* may, from time to time, make rules consistent with this Act as to the following matters
(namely):--

(a) the qualifications, admission and certificates of proper persons to be revenue-agents;

(b) the fees to be paid for the examination and admission of such persons;

(c) the suspension and dismissal of such revenue-agents; and

(d) declaring what shall be deemed to be their functions, powers and duties;
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1 So much of the section as relates to the admission and enrolment of legal practitioners repealed by the Advocate Act, 1961 (25 of
1961), s. 50 (2) (w.e.f. 1-12-1961) and so much of the section as relates to the suspension, removal or dismissal of legal practitioners repealed by s. 50 (4), ibid, (w.e.f. 1-9-1963).
2 See now the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 (Act 5 of 1908).
3 For definition, see the General Clauses Act, 1897 (10 of 1897), s. 3.11.Publication of rules.

All such rules shall be published in the Official Gazette, and shall there-upon have the force of law.


18.Certificates to revenue-agents.


18. [Certificates to revenue-agents.] Rep. by the Advocates Act,
1961 (25 of 1961), s. 50 (2) (w.e.f. 1-12-1961).


19.Enrolment of revenue agent.


1* 19. Enrolment of revenue agent. Every revenue-agent holding a certificate issued under section 18 may apply to be enrolled in any revenue-office mentioned therein and situate within the limits of the territory under the Chief Controlling Revenue-authority 2*; and, subject to such rules as the Chief Controlling Reveune-authority 2*
may, from time to time, make in this behalf, the officer presiding in such office shall enrol him accordingly, and thereupon he may practise as a revenue-agent in such office and in any revenue-office subordinate thereto.


20.No person to act as agent in revenue-offices unless qualified.


20. No person to act as agent in revenue-offices unless qualified. Except as provided by this Act or any other enactment for the time being in force, no person, other than a pleader duly qualified under the provisions hereinbefore contained, shall practise as a revenue-agent in any revenue-office, unless he holds a certificate issued under section 18 and has been enrolled in such office or some other office to which it is subordinate:

Provided that any person duly authorized in this behalf may, with the sanction of the Chief Controlling Revenue-authority 2*, or of an officer empowered by the State Government in this behalf, transact all or any business in which his principal may be concerned in any revenue-office.

The sanction mentioned in this section may be general or special, and may at any time be revoked or suspended by the authority or officer granting the same.


21.Dismissal of revenue-agent convicted of criminal offence.


21. [Dismissal of revenue-agent convicted of criminal offence.]
Rep. by the Advocates Act, 1961 (25 of 1961), s. 50 (4) (w.e.f. 1-9-
1963).


22.Suspension and dismissal of revenue-agents guilty of unprofessinal conduct.


22. [Suspension and dismissal of revenue-agents guilty of unprofessional conduct.] Rep. by the Advocates Act, 1961 (25 of 1961), s. 50 (4) (w.e.f. 1-9-1963).


23.Procedure when revenue-agent is so charged in subordinate office.


23. [Procedure when revenue-agent is so charged in subordinate office.] Rep. by the Advocates, Act, 1961 (25 of 1961), s. 50 (4)
(w.e.f. 1-9-1963).
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1 So much of the section as relates to the admission and enrolment of legal practitioners repealed by the Advocate Act, 1961 (25 of
1961), s. 50 (2) (w.e.f. 1-12-1961).
2 Ror definition, see the General Clauses Act, 1897 (10 of 1897), s. 3.12 to 16.24.Power to Chief Controlling Revenue-authority to call for record.


24. [Power to Chief Controlling Revenue-authority to call for record.] Rep. by the Advocates Act, 1961 (25 of 1961), s. 50 (4)
(w.e.f. 1-9-1963).
Last updated on May, 2015
Title : THE LEGAL PRACTITIONERS ACT, 1879

Year : 1879



CHAPTER IV

OF REVENUE-AGENTS


17.Power to make rules as to qualifications, etc., of revenue agents.


1* 17. Power to make rules as to qualifications, etc., of revenue agents. The Chief Controlling Revenue-authority 3* may, from time to time, make rules consistent with this Act as to the following matters
(namely):--

(a) the qualifications, admission and certificates of proper persons to be revenue-agents;

(b) the fees to be paid for the examination and admission of such persons;

(c) the suspension and dismissal of such revenue-agents; and

(d) declaring what shall be deemed to be their functions, powers and duties;
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1 So much of the section as relates to the admission and enrolment of legal practitioners repealed by the Advocate Act, 1961 (25 of
1961), s. 50 (2) (w.e.f. 1-12-1961) and so much of the section as relates to the suspension, removal or dismissal of legal practitioners repealed by s. 50 (4), ibid, (w.e.f. 1-9-1963).
2 See now the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 (Act 5 of 1908).
3 For definition, see the General Clauses Act, 1897 (10 of 1897), s. 3.11.Publication of rules.

All such rules shall be published in the Official Gazette, and shall there-upon have the force of law.


18.Certificates to revenue-agents.


18. [Certificates to revenue-agents.] Rep. by the Advocates Act,
1961 (25 of 1961), s. 50 (2) (w.e.f. 1-12-1961).


19.Enrolment of revenue agent.


1* 19. Enrolment of revenue agent. Every revenue-agent holding a certificate issued under section 18 may apply to be enrolled in any revenue-office mentioned therein and situate within the limits of the territory under the Chief Controlling Revenue-authority 2*; and, subject to such rules as the Chief Controlling Reveune-authority 2*
may, from time to time, make in this behalf, the officer presiding in such office shall enrol him accordingly, and thereupon he may practise as a revenue-agent in such office and in any revenue-office subordinate thereto.


20.No person to act as agent in revenue-offices unless qualified.


20. No person to act as agent in revenue-offices unless qualified. Except as provided by this Act or any other enactment for the time being in force, no person, other than a pleader duly qualified under the provisions hereinbefore contained, shall practise as a revenue-agent in any revenue-office, unless he holds a certificate issued under section 18 and has been enrolled in such office or some other office to which it is subordinate:

Provided that any person duly authorized in this behalf may, with the sanction of the Chief Controlling Revenue-authority 2*, or of an officer empowered by the State Government in this behalf, transact all or any business in which his principal may be concerned in any revenue-office.

The sanction mentioned in this section may be general or special, and may at any time be revoked or suspended by the authority or officer granting the same.


21.Dismissal of revenue-agent convicted of criminal offence.


21. [Dismissal of revenue-agent convicted of criminal offence.]
Rep. by the Advocates Act, 1961 (25 of 1961), s. 50 (4) (w.e.f. 1-9-
1963).


22.Suspension and dismissal of revenue-agents guilty of unprofessinal conduct.


22. [Suspension and dismissal of revenue-agents guilty of unprofessional conduct.] Rep. by the Advocates Act, 1961 (25 of 1961), s. 50 (4) (w.e.f. 1-9-1963).


23.Procedure when revenue-agent is so charged in subordinate office.


23. [Procedure when revenue-agent is so charged in subordinate office.] Rep. by the Advocates, Act, 1961 (25 of 1961), s. 50 (4)
(w.e.f. 1-9-1963).
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1 So much of the section as relates to the admission and enrolment of legal practitioners repealed by the Advocate Act, 1961 (25 of
1961), s. 50 (2) (w.e.f. 1-12-1961).
2 Ror definition, see the General Clauses Act, 1897 (10 of 1897), s. 3.12 to 16.24.Power to Chief Controlling Revenue-authority to call for record.


24. [Power to Chief Controlling Revenue-authority to call for record.] Rep. by the Advocates Act, 1961 (25 of 1961), s. 50 (4)
(w.e.f. 1-9-1963).
Last updated on May, 2015

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