The Armed Forces Tribunal Act `2007

An Act to provide for the adjudication or trial by Armed Forces Tribunal of disputes and complaints with respect to commission, appointments, enrolment and conditions of service in respect of persons subject to the Army Act, 1950, the Navy Act, 1957 and the Air Force Act 1950 and also to provide for appeals arising out of orders, findings or sentences of court martial held under the said Acts and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.
2007
List of Chapters & Sections
  1. All sections

  2. 1
     Short title and commencement
  3. 2
     Applicability of the Act
  4. 3
     Definitions
  5. 4
     Establishment of Armed Forces Tribunal
  6. 5
     Composition of Tribunal and Benches thereof
  7. 6
     Qualifications for appointment of Chairperson and other Members
  8. 7
     Appointment of Chairperson and other Members
  9. 8
     Term of office
  10. 9
     Resignation and removal
  11. 9A
     Qualifications, terms and conditions of service of Chairperson and Membe
  12. 10
     Salaries, allowances and other terms and conditions of service of Chairperson and other Members
  13. 11
     Prohibitions as to holding of offices, etc., by Chairperson or Member on ceasing to be such Chairperson or Member
  14. 12
     Financial and administrative powers of Chairperson
  15. 13
     Staff of the Tribunal
  16. 14
     Jurisdiction, powers and authority in service matters
  17. 15
     Jurisdiction, powers and authority in matters of appeal against court martial
  18. 16
     Re-trial
  19. 17
     Powers of the Tribunal on appeal under section 15
  20. 18
     Cost
  21. 19
     Power to punish for contempt
  22. 20
     Distribution of business among the Benches
  23. 21
     Application not to be admitted unless other remedies exhausted
  24. 22
     Limitation
  25. 23
     Procedure and powers of the Tribunal
  26. 24
     Term of sentence and its effect on appeal
  27. 25
     Right of applicant or of appellant to take assistance of a legal practitioner and of Government, etc., to appoint counsel
  28. 26
     Condition as to making of interim order
  29. 27
     Power of Chairperson to transfer cases from one Bench to another
  30. 28
     Decision to be by majority
  31. 29
     Execution of order of Tribunal
  32. 30
     Appeal to Supreme Court
  33. 31
     Leave to appeal
  34. 32
     Condonation
  35. 33
     Exclusion of jurisdiction of civil courts
  36. 34
     Transfer of pending cases
  37. 35
     Provision for filing of certain appeals
  38. 36
     Proceedings before Tribunal to be judicial proceedings
  39. 37
     Members and staff of Tribunal to be public servants
  40. 38
     Protection of action taken in good faith
  41. 39
     Act to have overriding effect
  42. 40
     Power to remove difficulties
  43. 41
     Power of Central Government to make rules
  44. 42
     Power to make rules retrospectively
  45. 43
     Laying of rules