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Advocate General of State Indian Constitution

Appointment and Tenure:
1. The Governor of each State appoints a person who is qualified to be appointed as a Judge of a High Court to be the Advocate General of the State.
2. The Advocate General of State holds office during the pleasure of the Governor.
Powers, privileges and functions:
The Advocate General is the first law officer of the Government of the State and has the following powers, privileges and functions-
1. It is the duty of the Advocate General to give advice to the Government of the State upon such legal matters and to perform such other duties of legal character, as may, from time to time be referred or assigned to him by the Governor.
2. Advocate General should discharge the functions conferred on him by or under the Constitution or any other law for the time being in force.
3. Advocate General has the right to speak in, and otherwise to take part in the proceedings of the Legislative Assembly of the State or in the case of a State having a Legislative Coucil, both Houses, and to speak in and otherwise to take part in the proceedings of the Committee to the Legislature of which may be named a member but is not entitledd to vote.

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