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Section 21 of CAT Act 1985 - Limitation

What is the Limitation? Section 21 of Administrative Tribunals Act, 1985

Section 21 : Limitation

(1) A Tribunal shall not admit an application, -

(a) in a case where a final order such as is mentioned in clause (a) of sub-section (2) of section 20 has been made in connection with the grievance unless the application is made, within one year from the date on which such final order has been made;

(b) in a case where an appeal or representation such as is mentioned in clause (b) of sub-section (2) of section 20 has been made and a period of six months had expired thereafter without such final order having been made, within one year from the date of expiry of the said period of six months.

 

(2) Notwithstanding anything contained in sub-section (1), where –

(a) the grievance in respect of which an application is made had arisen by reason of any order made at any time during the period of three years immediately preceding the date on which the jurisdiction, powers and authority of the Tribunal becomes exercisable under this Act in respect of the matter to which such order relates ; and

(b) no proceedings for the redressal of such grievance had been commenced before the said date before any High Court,

the application shall be entertained by the Tribunal if it is made within the period referred to in clause (a), or , as the case may be, clause (b), of sub-section (1) or within a period of six months from the said date, whichever period expires later.

(3) Notwithstanding anything contained in sub-section (1) or sub-section (2), an application may be admitted after the period of one year specified in clause (a) or clause (b) of sub-section (1) or, as the case may be, the period of six months specified in sub-section(2), if the applicant satisfies the Tribunal that he had sufficient cause for not making the application within such period.

 

 

 

CAT ACT 1985

Section 21 of CAT Act 1985 - Limitation

Section 22 of CAT Act 1985 - Procedure and powers of Tribunals

Section 23 of CAT Act 1985 - Right of applicant to take assistance of legal practitioner and of Government, etc., to appoint presenting officers

Section 24 of CAT Act 1985 - Conditions as to making of interim orders

Section 25 of CAT Act 1985 - Power of Chairman to transfer cases from one Bench to another

Section 26 of CAT Act 1985 - Decision to be by majority

Section 27 of CAT Act 1985 - Execution of orders of a Tribunal

MISCELLANEOUS

Section 28 of CAT Act 1985 - Exclusion of jurisdiction of courts except the Supreme Court

Section 29 of CAT Act 1985 - Transfer of pending cases

Section 29A of CAT Act 1985 - Provisions for filing of certain appeals

Section 30 of CAT Act 1985 - Proceedings before a Tribunal to be judicial proceedings

Section 31 of CAT Act 1985 - Members and staff of Tribunal to be public servants

Section 32 of CAT Act 1985 - Protection of action taken in good faith

Section 33 of CAT Act 1985 - Act to have overriding effect

Section 34 of CAT Act 1985 - Power to remove difficulties

Section 35 of CAT Act 1985 - Power of the Central Government to make rules

Section 36 of CAT Act 1985 - Power of the appropriate Government to make rules

Section 36A of CAT Act 1985 - Power to make rules retrospectively

Section 37 of CAT Act 1985 - Laying of rules

 

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