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Section 6 of AFT Act 2007 - Qualifications for appointment of Chairperson and other Members

What are the Qualifications for appointment of Chairperson and other Members? Section 6 of Armed Forces Tribunal Act 2007

Section 6 : Qualifications for appointment of Chairperson and other Members

(1) A person shall not be qualified for appointment as the Chairperson unless he is a retired Judge of the Supreme Court or a retired Chief Justice of a High Court.

(2) A person shall not be qualified for appointment as a Judicial Member unless he is or has been a Judge of a High Court.

 

(3) A person shall not be qualified for appointment as an Administrative Member unless—

(a) he has held or has been holding the rank of Major General or above for a total period of at least three years in the Army or equivalent rank in the Navy or the Air Force; and

(b) he has served for not less than one year as Judge Advocate General in the Army or the Navy or the Air Force, and is not below the rank of Major General, Commodore and Air Commodore respectively.

Explanation.- When a serving person is appointed as an Administrative Member, he shall have retired from service prior to assuming such appointment.

 

 

 

AFT ACT 2007

Section 2 of AFT Act 2007 - Applicability of the Act

Section 3 of AFT Act 2007 - Definitions

CHAPTER II

ESTABLISHMENT OF TRIBUNAL AND BENCHES THEREOF

Section 4 of AFT Act 2007 - Establishment of Armed Forces Tribunal

Section 5 of AFT Act 2007 - Composition of Tribunal and Benches thereof

Section 6 of AFT Act 2007 - Qualifications for appointment of Chairperson and other Members

Section 7 of AFT Act 2007 - Appointment of Chairperson and other Members

Section 8 of AFT Act 2007 - Term of office

Section 9 of AFT Act 2007 - Resignation and removal

Section 10 of AFT Act 2007 - Salaries, allowances and other terms and conditions of service of Chairperson and other Members

Section 11 of AFT Act 2007 - Prohibitions as to holding of offices, etc., by Chairperson or Member on ceasing to be such Chairperson or Member

Section 12 of AFT Act 2007 - Financial and administrative powers of Chairperson

Section 13 of AFT Act 2007 - Staff of the Tribunal

CHAPTER III

JURISDICTION, POWERS AND AUTHORITY OF THE TRIBUNAL

Section 14 of AFT Act 2007 - Jurisdiction, powers and authority in service matters

Section 15 of AFT Act 2007 - Jurisdiction powers and authority in matters of appeal against court martial

Section 16 of AFT Act 2007 - Re-trial

Section 17 of AFT Act 2007 - Powers of the Tribunal on appeal under section 15

Section 18 of AFT Act 2007 - Cost

Section 19 of AFT Act 2007 - Power to punish for contempt

Section 20 of AFT Act 2007 - Distribution of business among the Benches

 

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