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SECTION 20, 21, 22 WHISTLE BLOWERS PROTECTION ACT 2014

How to file Appeal to High Court? What is Bar of jurisdiction? What is the meaning Court to take cognizance? Section 20, 21, 22 of Whistle Blowers Protection Act 2014

Appeal to High Court, Bar of jurisdiction and Court to take cognizance are defined under Section 20, 21 and 22 of Whistle Blowers Protection Act 2014. Provisions under these Sections are:

Section 20 of Whistle Blowers Protection Act 2014 "Appeal to High Court"

Any person aggrieved by any order of the Competent Authority relating to imposition of penalty under section 14 or section 15 or section 16 may prefer an appeal to the High Court within a period of sixty days from the date of the order appealed against:

 

Provided that the High Court may entertain the appeal after the expiry of the said period of sixty days, if it is satisfied that the appellant was prevented by sufficient cause from preferring the appeal in time.

Explanation.—For the purposes of this section, the “High Court” means the High Court within whose jurisdiction the cause of action arose.

Section 21 of Whistle Blowers Protection Act 2014 "Bar of jurisdiction"

No Civil Court shall have jurisdiction in respect of any matter which the Competent Authority is empowered by or under this Act to determine and no injunction shall be granted by any court or other authority

Section 22 of Whistle Blowers Protection Act 2014 "Court to take cognizance"

(1) No court shall take cognizance of any offence punishable under this Act or the rules or regulations made thereunder, save on a complaint made by the Competent Authority or any officer or person authorised by it.

(2) No court inferior to that of a Chief Metropolitan Magistrate or a Chief Judicial Magistrate shall try any offence punishable under this Act.

Whistle Blowers Protection Act 2014

What is Penalty for furnishing incomplete or incorrect or misleading comments or explanation or report? Section 15 of Whistle Blowers Protection Act 2014

What is the Penalty for revealing identity of complainant? What is the Punishment for false or frivolous disclosure? Section 16, 17 of Whistle Blowers Protection Act 2014

What is the Punishment to Head of Department in certain cases? Section 18 of Whistle Blowers Protection Act 2014

What are the Offences by companies? Section 19 of Whistle Blowers Protection Act 2014

How to file Appeal to High Court? What is Bar of jurisdiction? What is the meaning Court to take cognizance? Section 20, 21, 22 of Whistle Blowers Protection Act 2014

What is Report on disclosures? What is Protection of action taken in good faith? Section 23 and 24 of Whistle Blowers Protection Act 2014

What is the Power of Central Government to make rules? What is the Power of State Government to make rules? Section 25 and 26 of Whistle Blowers Protection Act 2014

What is the Power to make regulations? What is Notification and rules to be laid before Parliament? Section 27 and 28 of Whistle Blowers Protection Act 2014

What is the meaning of Notification issued and rules made by State Government to be laid before State Legislature? What is Power to remove difficulties? What is Repeal and savings? Section 29, 30 and 31 of Whistle Blowers Protection Act 2014


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