Competitive Exams: Political Science Study Material Central Administrative Tribunal
Central Administrative Tribunal
- It was established in 1985 under the Administrative Tribunals Act (1985) of the Parliament. Hence, it is a statutory body.
- It deals with the disputes relating to the recruitment and all service matters.
- Its objective is to provide speedy and inexpensive justice to the aggrieved Civil Servants.
- It is a multimember body consisting of a Chairman, 16 Vice-Chairmen and 49 Members.
- The term of the Chairman and the Vice-Chairman is 5 years or until they attain the age of 65 years, whichever is earlier. The term of the members is 5 years or until they attain the age of 62 years, whichever is earlier.
- They are not eligible for re-appointment.
- They are appointed by the President.
- They are drawn from both the Judicial
- the Administrative streams.
- It is not bound by the procedure laid down in the Civil Procedure Code (1908).
- Its jurisdiction extends to the members of the All-India Services, Central Services and Posts.
- It works under the administrative control of the Department of Personnel and Training-one of the three departments of Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances, and Pensions.