With respect to administrative law, tribunals are referred to those bodies which have quasi-judicial power (not similar to court procedures). They are not like the sub-ordinate courts or superior courts. Quasi-judicial authorities are established under an act of Parliament or of the state legislature to discharge adjudicatory functions.
Our courts are overcrowded with numerous cases. Therefore, for speedy and effective justice, part of the judicial power is delegated to the tribunals.
ADMINISTRATIVE TRIBUNALS ACT, 1985 BARE ACT An Act to provide for the adjudication or trial by Administrative Tribunals of disputes and complaints with respect to recruitment and conditions of service of persons appointed to public services and posts in connection with the affairs of the Union or of any State
CENTRAL ADMINISTRATIVE TRIBUNAL (PROCEDURE) RULES, 1987 BARE ACT 1. Short title and commencement. (1) These rules may be called the Central Administrative Tribunal (Procedure) Rules, 1987. (2) It shall come into force on the Fifteenth day of January, 1987. 2. Definitions. In these rules, unless the context otherwise requires,- (a)
CENTRAL ADMINISTRATIVE TRIBUNAL RULES OF PRACTICE, 1993 CHAPTER I – PRELIMINARY 1. Short title. These Rules may be called the Central Administrative Tribunal Rules of Practice, 1993. 2. Commencement. (a) These Rules shall, after their publication in the Official Gazette, come into force on 1st November, 1993. (b) These Rules