Holding the Bar Council Meeting 1/2020

2 June, Nay Pyi Taw

H.E. U Tun Tun Oo, the Attorney General of the Union, the Chairman of the Bar Council , and its members hold the Bar Council meeting at the meeting room of the office of the Attorney General of the Union at 13:00 p .m. this afternoon .

At the meeting , the Chairman addressed that all members of the Bar Council attend this meeting; we can give recommendation to the applicants to enrol as advocates to the Supreme Court of the Union by holding the Bar Council meeting , meanwhile we can give remarks relating to the ethic of advocates, especially this meeting was held for the Bar Council Election ; the Bar Council Act has been amended on 10.6.2019 ; the Supreme Court of the Union issued the rules amending the Election of the Bar Council on 6.4.2020; the Bar Council also issued the procedures of its election on 18.5.2020; the election of the Bar Council will be held in August in accordance with the amending laws, rules and procedures; the Bar Council designates 34 places in Regions and States according to the election rules and procedures ; the supervisors will be appointed in the respective constituencies; and he also said the suggestions on the progress of the functions of the Bar Council and the convenience of the election affairs.

At the meeting , 909 higher grade pleaders to enrol as advocates and 10 higher grade pleaders who passed the post graduate law diploma course through the on-line have been approved.

The Chairman of the Bar Council, Vice-Chairman, and 11 members of the Bar Council attended the meeting . The meeting concluded at 16:00 p.m.

UAGO (News)