12. FINANCIAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE POWER OF THE CHAIRMAN. –
1FINANCIAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE POWER OF THE CHAIRMAN.
The Chairman shall exercise such financial and administrative power over the Benches as may be vested in him under the rules made by the appropriate Government :
(2) The appropriate Government may designate one or more Members to be the Vice-Chairman or, as the case may be, Vice-Chairman thereof and the Members so designated shall exercise such of the powers and perform such of the functions of the Chairman as may be delegated to him by the Chairman by a general or special order in writing.]
1. Subs. by Act 1 of 2007, sec. 12, for section 12 (w.e.f. 19-2-2007). Earlier section 12 was amended by Act 19 of 1986, sec. 9 (w.r.e.f. 22-1-1986). Section 12, before substitution by Act 1 of 2007, stood as under:
“12. Financial and administrative powers of the Chairman.—The Chairman shall exercise such financial and administrative powers over the Benches as may be vested in him under the rules made by the appropriate Government:
Provided that the Chairman shall have authority to delegate such of his financial and administrative powers as he may think fit to the Vice-Chairman or any officer of the Tribunal, subject to the condition that the Vice-Chairman or such officer shall, while exercising such delegated powers, continue to act under the direction, control and supervision of the Chairman.”.