The Jharkhand State Bar Council Jharkhand is an Autonomous body established and Constituted in the Year 2005 under the provisions of Advocates Act 1961
Jharkhand State Bar Council was originally part of Bar Council of Bihar. On reorganization of the State of Bihar and creation of the State of Jharkhand by the Bihar Reorganization Act, 2000 vide section 28 of the Bihar Reorganization Act, the word Jharkhand was added in section 3 (1) a of the Advocates Act and a provision was made for a separate Bar Council for the State of Jharkhand. Jharkhand State Bar Council, Ranchi is thus an Autonomous Body established under the provisions of the Advocates Act and was created in the year 2005. There are 25 elected members in the Council besides the Advocate General being the ex officio member.