Section 7B - National Tribunals : Industrial Disputes Act 1947
How to constitute National Tribunals? Section 7B of Industrial
Disputes Act 1947
Section 7B of Industrial Disputes Act 1947 : "National
7B. (1) The Central Government may, by
notification in the Official Gazette, constitute one
or more National Industrial Tribunals for the
adjudication of industrial disputes which, in the
opinion of the Central Government, involve questions
of national importance or are of such a nature that
industrial establishments situated in more than one
State are likely to be interested in, or affected
by, such disputes.
(2) A National Tribunal shall consist of one person only to
be appointed by the Central Government.
(3) A person shall not be qualified for appointment as the
presiding officer of a National Tribunal 62[unless he is, or has
been, a Judge of a High Court.
(4) The Central Government may, if it so thinks fit, appoint
two persons as assessors to advise the National Tribunal in the
proceeding before it.