Section 14 Removal of Chairperson and Members of Adjudicating Authority - The Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Amendment Act 2016

What is the procedure for Removal of Chairperson and Members of Adjudicating Authority? Section 14 of The BTP (Prohibition) Amendment Act 2016

Section 14 : Removal of Chairperson and Members of Adjudicating Authority

(1) The Central Government may, by order, remove from office, the Chairperson or other Members of the Adjudicating Authority, if the Chairperson or such other Member, as the case may be,-

(a) has been adjudged as an insolvent; or

(b) has been convicted of an offence, involving moral turpitude; or

(c) has become physically or mentally incapable of acting as a Member; or


 

(d) has acquired such financial or other interest as is likely to affect prejudicially his functions; or

(e) has so abused his position as to render his continuance in office is
prejudicial to the public interest.

(2) No Chairperson or Member shall be removed from his office under clause (d)

or clause (e) of sub-section (1) unless he has been given a reasonable opportunity of being heard in the matter.

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