The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India Act `1997An Act to provide for the establishment of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India and the Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal to regulate the telecommunication services, adjudicate disputes, dispose of appeals and to protect the interests of service providers and consumers of the telecom sector, to promote and ensure orderly growth of the telecom sector and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.
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PRELIMINARY TELECOM REGULATORY AUTHORITY OF INDIA POWERS AND FUNCTIONS OF THE AUTHORITY APPELLATE TRIBUNAL FINANCE, ACCOUNTS AND AUDIT MISCELLANEOUS
TELECOM REGULATORY AUTHORITY OF INDIA3Establishment and incorporation of Authority4Qualifications for appointment of Chairperson and other members5Term of office, conditions of service, etc., of Chairperson and other members6Powers of Chairperson and Vice-Chairperson7Removal and suspension of member from office in certain circumstances8Meetings9Vacancies, etc., not to invalidate proceedings of Authority10Officers and other employees of Authority
POWERS AND FUNCTIONS OF THE AUTHORITY
APPELLATE TRIBUNAL14Establishment of Appellate Tribunal14AApplication for settlement of disputes and appeals to Appellate Tribunal14BComposition of Appellate Tribunal14CQualifications for appointment of Chairperson and Members14DTerm of office14ETerms and conditions of service14FVacancies14GRemoval and resignation14GAQualifications, terms and conditions of service of Chairperson and Member14HStaff of Appellate Tribunal14-IDistribution of business amongst Benches14JPower of Chairperson to transfer cases14KDecision to be by majorit14LMembers, etc., to be public servants14MTransfer of pending case14NTransfer of appeals15Civil court not to have jurisdictio16Procedure and powers of Appellate Tribuna17Right to legal representation18Appeal to Supreme Court19Orders passed by Appellate Tribunal to be executable as a decre20Penalty for wilful failure to comply with orders of Appellate Tribunal
FINANCE, ACCOUNTS AND AUDIT
MISCELLANEOUS25Power of Central Government to issue directions26Members, officers and employees of Authority to be public servants27Bar of jurisdiction28Protection of action taken in good faith29Penalty for contravention of directions of Authorit30Offences by companies31Offences by Government Department32Exemption from tax on wealth and income33Delegatio34Cognizance of offence35Power to make rules36Power to make regulation37Rules and regulations to be laid before Parliament38Application of certain laws39Power to remove difficultie40Repeal and saving