The Orissa Merged Territories Petition Writers' Continuance of Licences Act, 1956
Orissa Act No. 19 of 1956
(i) "petition writer" means a person carrying on his profession as such under the terms and conditions of a valid licence in any of the merged territories of the State of Orissa during the period from the 1st January, 1948 to the 30th June, 1951;
(ii) "prescribed" means prescribed by rules made by the High Court under this Act.3. Right to continue profession. - A petition writer shall, subject to the prescribed rules, be entitled to continue his profession as such for his lifetime. 4. Power of High Court to make rules. - The petition writers shall be governed by such rules as the High Court may, from time to time, make as regards control, discipline and conditions of their licences.