J&K Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) Bench to deal with service matters

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  • May 5, 2020
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J&K Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) Bench to deal with service matters

Part of: GS Prelims and GS-II – Polity 

In News:

  • The Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) Bench of J&K will deal with all service matters of the employees of the Central government and the Union Territories of J&K and Ladakh 
  • Earlier, Chandigarh Bench of CAT used to deal with these matters..

Important value additions:

Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT)

  • It was established under Article 323 – A of the Constitution.
  • Mandate: To adjudicate (formal judgement) disputes and complaints related to recruitment and conditions of service of persons who are appointed to public services and posts.
  • The Tribunal exercises the same jurisdiction and authority in case of contempt of itself as that of a High Court under Section 17 of the Administrative Tribunal Act, 1985.
  • The Tribunal is guided by the principles of natural justice in deciding cases. 
  • It is not bound by the procedure prescribed by the Civil Procedure Code.
  • Salaries, allowances and conditions of service:  As specified by the Central Government.

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