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(e) is convicted by a criminal court for an offence involving moral turpitude,unless such conviction has been set aside by a competent court.

(2) The State Government may remove any member who is or has become

disqualified under sub-section (1) from membership of the trustee committee:

Provided that no order removing any member shall be passed unless that and the Bar Council, in the case of a member nominated by it, have been given an opportunity of being heard.

6.Resignation by nominated members of trustee committee and filling up of casual vacancies.- (1) Any member nominated under clause (c) or clause (d) of sub­section (3) of section 4, may resign his office by giving 1[one month]1 notice in writing to the State Government or the Bar Council, as the case may be, and on such resignation being accepted by the State Government or the Bar Council, shall be deemed to have vacated his office:

Provided that the Bar Council shall consult the State Government before accepting the resignation.

(2) A casual vacancy in the office of a member referred to in sub-section (1), may be as soon as may be, by the State Government or the Bar Council, as the case may be and a member so nominated to fill such vacancy shall hold office for the unexpired portion of the term of office of the member whose place he fills.

7. Act of trustee committee not to be invalidated by vacancy, defect, etc.-
No act done or proceeding taken under this Act or the rules made there under by the trustee

committee shall be invalidated merely by reason of,­

(a) any vacancy or defect in the constitution of the committee; or

(b) any defect or irregularity in the nomination of any person as a member there of;


(c) any defect or irregularity in such act or proceeding not affecting the merits of the


8.Vesting and application of Fund The Fund shall vest in ,and be held and applied by, trustee committee subject to the provisions and for the purposes of this Act.

1 Substituted by Act 18 of 2002 w.ef 1504.2005

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