68R. Competent authority and Appellate Tribunal to have powers of civil court.
The competent authority and the Appellate Tribunal shall have all the powers of a civil court while trying a suit under the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908, in respect of the following matters, namely: –
(a) Summoning and enforcing the attendance of any person and examine him on oath;
(b) Requiring the discovery and production of documents;
(c) Receiving evidence on affidavits;
(d) Requisitioning any public record or copy thereof from any court or office;
(e) Issuing commissions for examination of witness or documents;
(f) Any other matter, which may be prescribed.