What is the law regarding Member to act as Chairperson in certain circumstances? Section 15 of The BTP (Prohibition) Amendment Act 2016
(1) In the event of the occurrence of any vacancy in the office of the Chairperson by reason of his death, resignation or otherwise, the senior most Member shall act as the Chairperson of the Adjudicating Authority until the date on which a new Chairperson, appointed in accordance with the provisions of this Act to fill such vacancy, enters upon his office.
(2) When the Chairperson is unable to discharge his functions owing to absence, illness or any other cause, the senior most Member shall discharge the functions of the Chairperson until the date on which the Chairperson resumes his duties.
Section 11 Power of Adjudicating Authority to regulate its own procedure
Section 12 Term of office of Chairperson and Members of Adjudicating Authority
Section 13 Terms and conditions of services of Chairperson and Members of Adjudicating Authority
Section 14 Removal of Chairperson and Members of Adjudicating Authority
Section 15 Member to act as Chairperson in certain circumstances
Section 16 Vacancies etc not to invalidate proceedings of Adjudicating Authority
Section 17 Officers and employees of Adjudicating Authority
Section 18 Authorities and jurisdiction
Section 19 Powers of authorities