The disciplinary commissions of the BRBA and territorial Bar association existed until November 30, 2021, however, after the amendments to the Law "On the Bar and Legal Activities" came into force, their functions are transferred to the councils of the territorial Bar association and the BRBA (Article 22 of the Law). The Council of the Territorial Bar association reviews disciplinary violations of attorneys; The Council of the Republican Bar association considers disciplinary violations of the chairmen and members of the councils of territorial Bar associations and considers complaints against decisions of territorial councils. Decisions of the council of the republican Bar association on complaints against decisions of territorial councils, as well as on bringing to administrative responsibility, can be appealed to the court within a month.
The BRKA Disciplinary Commission was the body authorized to consider cases of disciplinary liability against chairmen of bar associations, their deputies, as well as complaints against decisions to bring an attorney to disciplinary liability or to terminate disciplinary proceedings against an attorney.
The disciplinary commission of the territorial bar association was the body authorized to consider initiated disciplinary proceedings and monitor compliance by attorneys of the territorial bar association with the legislation on the legal profession, the Rules of Professional Ethics
of Attorneys, the statutes of bar associations and law bureaus, decisions of the BRBA and the territorial bar associations.