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THE ADMINISTRATIVE TRIBUNALS ACT, 1985

section 17- Power to punish for contempt.—A Tribunal shall have, and exercise, the same jurisdiction, powers and authority in respect of contempt of itself as a High Court has and may exercise and, for this purpose, the provisions of the Contempt of Courts Act, 1971 shall have effect subject to the modifications that—

(a) the references therein to a High Court shall be construed as including a reference to such Tribunal

(b)  the references to the Advocate-General in section 15 of the said Act shall be construed,—

(i) in relation to the Central Administrative Tribunal, as a reference to the Attorney-General or the Solicitor-General or the Additional Solicitor-General

(ii)  in relation to an Administrative Tribunal for a State or a Joint Administrative Tribunal for two or more States, as a reference to the Advocate-General of the State or any of the States for which such Tribunal has been established.

Contempt of Courts Act, 1971

section 12. Punishment for contempt of court

(1) Save as otherwise expressly provided in this Act or in any other law, a contempt of court may be punished with simple imprisonment for a term which may extend to six months, or with fine which may extend to two thousand rupees, or with both

 

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