Tribunal Current Affairs, GK & News
The President of India recently promulgated “The Tribunals Reforms (Rationalisation and conditions of Service)” Ordinance, 2021. It dissolved appellate authorities under nine acts and transferred their functions to high courts. Amendments The ordinance dissolved appellate tribunals under nine acts as follows: Cinematograph Act, 1952 Copyrights Act, 1957 Trade Marks Act, 1999 Customs Act, 1962 Airports ..
Category: Legal & Constitution Current Affairs
On October 27, 2020, the Government of India extended the deadline for making payment under the Vivad se Vishwas scheme. The deadline has been extended to March 31, 2021. The deadline is being extended for the third time under this direct tax dispute settlement scheme. Key highlights In order to provide relief to the taxpayers ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
The government announced that the functioning of the Central Administrative Tribunal is to remain suspended till May 3rd, in light of the lockdown condition. About CAT The Central Administrative Tribunal was established ‘for adjudication of disputes and complaints with respect to recruitment and conditions of service of persons appointed to public services and posts in ..
On 13 Nov, the Supreme Court struck down rules in the amended Finance Act 2017 on tribunals and directed the government to reformulate fresh norms with respect to appointment of tribunal members. The apex court directed that appointment in tribunals should be in accordance with respective statutes. The apex court’s decision was based on a ..
On 13 Nov, the Supreme Court bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi struck down rules in the amended Finance Act 2017 on tribunals and directed the government to reformulate fresh norms with respect to appointment of tribunal members. The bench directed the Ministry of law to conduct impact study and submit report to the apex court. The ..
The 200 new Foreigners Tribunals are expected to be functional from October 1 as the government has cleared the decks by appointing 221 practising lawyers and retired civil servants and judicial officers as members of the tribunals. Why the move has assumed significance? Assam had 100 such tribunals. The backlog of over two lakh cases ..