What is the meaning Vice-Chairman to act as Chairman or to discharge his functions in certain circumstances? What is the Power of Chairman to transfer cases from one Bench to another? Section 245BB and 245BC of Income Tax Act 1961

Vice-Chairman to act as Chairman or to discharge his functions in certain circumstances and Power of Chairman to transfer cases from one Bench to another are defined under section 245BB and 245BC of Income Tax Act 1961. Provisions under these Sections are :

Section 245BB of Income Tax Act "Vice-Chairman to act as Chairman or to discharge his functions in certain circumstances"

Section 245BB. (1) In the event of the occurrence of any vacancy in the office of the Chairman by reason of his death, resignation or otherwise, the Vice-Chairman or, as the case may be, such one of the Vice-Chairmen as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, authorise in this behalf, shall act as the Chairman until the date on which a new Chairman, appointed in accordance with the provisions of this Chapter to fill such vacancy, enters upon his office.

(2) When the Chairman is unable to discharge his functions owing to absence, illness or any other cause, the Vice-Chairman or, as the case may be, such one of the Vice-Chairmen as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, authorise in this behalf, shall discharge the functions of the Chairman until the date on which the Chairman resumes his duties.

 

Section 245BC of Income Tax Act "Power of Chairman to transfer cases from one Bench to another"

Section 245BC. On the application of the assessee or the [Principal Chief Commissioner or] Chief Commissioner or [Principal Commissioner or] Commissioner and after notice to them, and after hearing such of them as he may desire to be heard, or on his own motion without such notice, the Chairman may transfer any case pending before one Bench, for disposal, to another Bench.

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