Advocate Sunil Nandal

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Advt. Mohit Vashisht

IT And Cyber Matter Cases

THE INDIAN LEGAL SERVICE RULES, 1957
In exercise of the powers conferred by the proviso to Article 309 of the
Constitution of India and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, the
President hereby makes the following rules:-
1. SHORT TITLE AND COMMENCEMENT:
1) These Rules be called the Indian Legal Service Rules, 1957.
2) They shall come into force on the 1st day of October, 1957.
2. DEFINITIONS: In these rules,-
a) ‘Commission’ means the Union Public Service Commission;
b) ‘Department’ means the Department of Legal Affairs or the
Legislative Department in the Ministry of Law;
c) ‘duty post’ means any post in the Ministry of Law whether
permanent or temporary of a category specified in the First
Schedule;
d) ‘grade’ means a grade of the Service;
e) ‘qualified legal practitioner’ meansi) in relation to appointment to a duty post in Grade II by
direct recruitment, an Advocate or a pleader who has
practiced as such for at least thirteen years, or an
attorney of the High Court of Bombay or Calcutta who
has practiced as such attorney and an advocate for a
total period of at least eleven years;
ii) in relation to appointment to a duty post in Grade III by
direct recruitment, an advocate or a pleader who has
practiced as such for at least ten years, or an attorney of
the High Court of Bombay or Calcutta who has practiced
as such for at least eight years or has practiced as such
attorney and an advocate for a total period of at least
eight years;
iii) in relation to appointment to a duty post in Grade IV by
direct recruitment, an advocate or a pleader who has
practiced as such for at least seven years, or an attorney
of the High Court of Bombay or Calcutta who has
practiced as such for at least five years or has practiced
as such attorney and an advocate for a total period of at
least five years;
f) ‘Schedule’ means a Schedule to these rules; and
g) ‘Service’ means the Indian Legal Service constituted under rule

3. CONSTITUTION OF INDIAN LEGAL SERVICE:
1) There shall be constituted a Service to be known as the Indian
Legal Service.
2) There shall be four grades in the service and each grade shall
consists of the duty posts specified in the First Schedule.
4. MEMBERS OF THE SERVICE:
1) The following persons shall be members of the Service with
effect from the date indicated against them:-
a) Persons appointed to the Service at the commencement
of these rules under rule 5, from the date of such
commencement;
b) Persons appointed to the Service after such
commencement but before the commencement of the
Central Legal Service (Second Amendment) Rules, 1963,
from the date they were so appointed;
c) Persons other than those referred to in clauses (a) and
(b) holding duty posts t the commencement of the Central
Legal Service (Second Amendment) Rules, 1963, from
the date of such commencement; and
d) Persons appointed to duty posts after the
commencement of the Central Legal Service (Second
Amendment) Rules, 1963 from the date they are so
appointed.
2) A Member of the Service holding any duty post in any grade
immediately before the commencement of the Central Legal
Service (Second Amendment) Rules, 1963 shall, on such
commencement be deemed to be a member of the Service in
that grade.
3) A person appointed to any duty post in any grade after the
commencement of the Central Legal Service (Second
amendment) Rules, 1963 shall be a member of the Service in
that grade.
4) Any person who, before the commencement of the Central
Legal Service (Second Amendment) Rules, 1963, was a
member of the Service in any grade and was appointed to any
duty post in a higher grade for any period before such
commencement shall be deemed to have been appointed to that
higher grade for such period.