We have earlier reported that Allahabad High Court in the case of Tax Lawyers Association Lko. Vs. State Of U.P. prohibited Non advocates from appearing before VAT Authorities. Read- HC prohibits Non advocates from appearing before VAT Authorities

On applications filed by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India for impleadment and vacation of stay, the Hon’ble Lucknow Bench of Allahbad High Court has modified its order dated 6th August, 2014 vide its order dated 20.08.2014 and consequently Chartered Accountants and non advocates would continue to be permitted to appear before the Authority under the VAT Act in the State of U.P.

Communication from Institute  of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) in Regard to above

 ATTENTION OF MEMBERS

ANNOUNCEMENT ON COURT VERDICT MODIFYING THE STAY ORDER DATED 6 AUGUST 2014, BY THE LUCKNOW BENCH OF THE ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT ON VAT

This is with reference to the order passed by the Lucknow Bench of the Allahabad High Court in the matter of Tax Lawyers Association & Anr. v/s State of U.P. & Ors. whereby only registered advocates were permitted to appear before the Authority under the VAT Act in the State of U.P.

On applications filed by the Institute for impleadment and vacation of stay, the Hon’ble Lucknow Bench of Allahbad High Court has modified its order dated 6th August, 2014 and consequently Chartered Accountants would continue to be permitted to appear before the Authority under the VAT Act in the State of U.P.

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  1. Kuttan says:

    Dear BSK Rao Sir

    Why the Court modified the order.Whether the court has ignored the provisions of Advocates Act.We are waiting for your opinion on this.

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