What is the Form of report or award? Section 16 of Industrial Disputes Act
16. (1) The report of a Board or Court shall be in writing and shall be signed by all the members of the Board or Court, as the case may be:
Provided that nothing in this section shall be deemed to prevent any member of the Board or Court from recording any minute of dissent from a report or from any recommendation made therein.
(2) The award of a Labour Court or Tribunal or National Tribunal shall be in writing and shall be signed by its presiding officer.
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