CAT stays dismissal of two tax officials; govt transfers judicial member of tribunal

The Central Administrative Tribunal(CAT) has stayed the sacking of two of the 15 senior tax officials who were compulsorily retired over charges of corruption and inefficiency. Recently,the Central Government had compulsorily retired 15 senior customs and central excise officials. The orders issued by the Finance Ministry had invoked rule 56(j) of the Fundamental Rules.Rule 56… Continue reading CAT stays dismissal of two tax officials; govt transfers judicial member of tribunal

CAT can exercise same powers as HC

The Delhi High Court has ruled that the Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) can exercise the same jurisdiction and powers as a High Court in respect of its contempt proceedings. The case relates to the contempt case registered on the basis of a reference received by the Registrar General,Delhi High Court against a Supreme Court lawyer.… Continue reading CAT can exercise same powers as HC