• CENTRAL ADMINISTRATIVE TRIBUNAL (CAT)

    • • CAT was established in 1985 under Administrative Tribunals Act as a statutory body under article 323- A (added by 42nd Amendment ) under Department of personnel & Training (DoPT).

    • • The Chairman and Vice Chairman of the tribunal enjoy the status of a High Court judge and his/ her retirement age in 65 years the retirement age for other members – drawn from the administration is 62 years.

    • • President appoints the chairman and other members of CAT and SATs after consulting the Chief Justice of India . the chairman must be a judge of the High Court or one who served for at least two years as the High Court Judge or Vice Chairmen of Tribunal.

    • • It is so provided speedy & inexpensive justice to aggrieved civil servants . it deals with disputes relating to recruitment promotion transfer & all service matters. It is guided by the principles of natural Justice not bound by procedure laid down in Civil procedure Code (1908) .

    • • It is so provided speedy & inexpensive justice to aggrieved civil servants . it deals with disputes relating to recruitment promotion transfer & all service matters. It is guided by the principles of natural Justice not bound by procedure laid down in Civil procedure Code (1908) .

    • • Originally, apples against its orders could be made only in the supreme Court . but , in 1997, SC gave a judgment declaring that appeals against the orders of the CAT shall lie before the division bench of the concerned High Court.