Patents Act, 1970
132. Saving in respect of other persons authorized to act as agents
Nothing in this chapter shall be deemed to prohibit-
(a) the applicant for a patent or any person, not being a patent agent who is duly authorized by the applicant from drafting any specification or appearing or acting before the Controller; or
(b) an advocate, not being a patent agent, from taking part in any proceedings under this Act otherwise than by way of drafting any specification.