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Section 78 – Employees State Insurance Act, 1948

Employees State Insurance Act, 1948

 

 

78. POWERS OF EMPLOYEES’ INSURANCE COURT. –

 

(1) The Employees’ Insurance Court shall have all the powers of a Civil Court for the purposes of summoning and enforcing the attendance of witnesses, compelling the discovery and production of documents and material objects, administering oath and recording evidence and such Court shall be deemed to be a Civil Court within the meaning of 11[section 195 and Chapter XXVI of the Code of Criminal Proce­dure, 1973 (2 of 1974)].

 

(2) The Employees’ Insurance Court shall follow such procedure as may be prescribed by rules made by the State Government.

 

(3) All costs incidental to any proceeding before an Employees’ Insurance Court shall, subject to such rules as may be made in this behalf by the (Substituted for “Provincial” by the A. O. 1950) [State] Government, be in the discretion of the Court.

 

(4) An order of the Employees’ Insurance Court shall be enforceable as if it were a decree passed in a suit by a Civil Court.

 

COMMENTS

 

Only some of the powers of the Civil Court have been conferred on the ESI Court;Arul Theatre v. Regional Director, Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (1987) 55 FLR 3 (Bom).

 

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1. Subs. by Act 45 of 1984, sec. 9, for “section 195 Chapter XXXV of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898” (w.e.f.27-1-1985).

 

 

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