Section 19 of CAT Act 1985 - Applications to Tribunals
How to file Applications to Tribunals? Section 19 of Administrative Tribunals
Section 19 : Applications to Tribunals
(1) Subject to the other provisions of this Act a person aggrieved by any
order pertaining to any matter within the jurisdiction of a Tribunal may make an
application to the Tribunal for the redressal of his grievance.
Explanation - For the purposes of this sub-section, “order” means an order made
(a) by the Government or a local or other authority within the territory of
India or under the control of the Government of India or by any corporation [or
society] owned or controlled by the Government ; or
(b) by an officer, committee or other body or agency of the
Government or a local or other authority or corporation [or
society] referred to in clause (a).
(2) Every application under sub-section (1) shall be in such
form and be accompanied by such documents or other evidence and
by such fee (if any, not exceeding one hundred rupees) [in
respect of the filing of such application and by such other fees
for the service or execution of processes, as may be prescribed
by the Central Government].
[(3) On receipt of an application under sub-section (1), the
Tribunal shall, if satisfied after such inquiry as it may deem
necessary, that the application is a fit case for adjudication
or trial by it, admit such application; but the Tribunal is not
so satisfied, it may summarily reject the application after
recording its reasons.]
(4) Where an application has been admitted by a Tribunal under
sub-section (3), every proceeding under the relevant service
rules as to redressal of grievances in relation to the
subject-matter of such application pending immediately before
such admission shall abate and save as otherwise directed by the
Tribunal, no appeal or representation in relation to such matter
shall thereafter be entertained under such rules.