Section 9 of CAT Act 1985 - Resignation and Removal

What is Resignation and Removal? Section 9 of Administrative Tribunals Act, 1985

Section 9 : Resignation and Removal

(1) The Chairman or other Members may, by notice in writing under his hand addressed to the President, resign his office :

Provided that the Chairman or other Member shall, unless he is permitted by the President to relinquish his office sooner, continue to hold office until the expiry of three months form the date of receipt of such notice or until a person duly appointed as his successor enters upon his office or until the expiry of his term of office, whichever is the earliest.


(2) The Chairman or any other Member shall not be removed from his office except by an order made by the President on the ground of proved misbehaviour or incapacity after an inquiry made by a Judge of the Supreme Court in which such Chairman or other Member had been informed of the charges against him and given a reasonable opportunity of being heard in respect of those charges.

(3) The Central Government may, by rules, regulate the procedure for the investigation of misbehaviour or incapacity of the Chairman or other Member referred to in sub-section (2).




CAT ACT 1985

Section 2 : Act not to apply to certain persons

Section 3 of CAT Act 1985 - Definitions


Section 4 of CAT Act 1985 - Establishment of Administrative Tribunal

Section 5 of CAT Act 1985 - Composition of Tribunals and Benches thereof

Section 6 of CAT Act 1985 - Qualifications for appointment as Chairman, Vice-Chairman or other Members

Section 7 of CAT Act 1985 - Vice-Chairman to act as Chairman or to discharge his functions in certain circumstances

Section 8 of CAT Act 1985 - Term of office

Section 9 of CAT Act 1985 - Resignation and Removal

Section 10 of CAT Act 1985 - Salaries and allowances and other terms and conditions of service of Chairman, Vice-Chairman and other Members

Section 10A of CAT Act 1985 - Saving terms and conditions of service of Vice-Chairman

Section 11 of CAT Act 1985 - Provision as to the holding of offices by Chairman, etc., on ceasing to be such Chairman, etc

Section 12 of CAT Act 1985 - Financial and administrative powers of the Chairman

Section 13 of CAT Act 1985 - Staff of the Tribunal


Section 14 of CAT Act 1985 - Jurisdiction, powers and authority of the Central Administrative Tribunal

Section 15 of CAT Act 1985 - Jurisdiction, powers and authority of State Administrative Tribunals

Section 16 of CAT Act 1985 - Jurisdiction, powers and authority of a Joint Administrative Tribunal

Section 17 of CAT Act 1985 - Power to punish for contempt

Section 18 of CAT Act 1985 - Distribution of business amongst the Benches


Section 19 of CAT Act 1985 - Applications to Tribunals

Section 20 of CAT Act 1985 - Application not to be admitted unless other remedies exhausted


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