Attorney-General for India

·      The Attorney General for India is the Indian government's chief legal advisor, and its primary lawyer in the Supreme Court of India. 
·      He is appointed by the President of India under Article 76(1) of the Constitution and holds office during the pleasure of the President. 
·      He must be a person qualified to be appointed as a Judge of the Supreme Court.
·      The Attorney General is assisted by a Solicitor General and four Additional Solicitors General.
·      The Attorney General is to be consulted only in legal matters of real importance and only after the Ministry of Law has been consulted.
·      Mukul Rohatgi is the current Attorney General of India.
·      Ranjit Kumar is the present Solicitor General.
·      The Solicitor General of India is appointed for the period of 3 years.

Fees Payable For Appearance And Other Work
Nomenclature of the item of work
Rates of fees payable for appearance and other work
Suits, writ petitions, appeals and references under article 143
Rs. 16,000/- per case per day
Special leave petitions and other applications
Rs. 10,000/- per case per day
Settling pleadings (including affidavits)
Rs. 5,000/- per pleading
Settling Statement of Case
Rs. 6,000/- per case
For giving opinions in statements of cases sent by the Ministry of Law
Rs. 10,000/- per case
For written submission before the Supreme Court, High Court, and Commissions of Inquiry or Tribunals and the like
Rs. 10,000/- per case
Appearance in Courts outside Delhi
Rs. 40,000/- per day per case


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