1 Short title and commencement
These rules may be called the Debts Recovery Appellate Tribunal (Procedure) Rules, 1994 They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the...
2 Definitions
In these rules, unless the context otherwise requires,-  Act means the Recovery of Debts Due to Banks and Financial Institutions Act, 1993 (51 of  1993); age...
3 Sittings of Appellate Tribunal
An Appellate Tribunal shall hold its sittings either at headquarters or at such other place falling within its jurisdiction as it may consider convenient....
4 Language of Appellate Tribunal
The proceeding of the Appellate Tribunal shall be conducted in English or Hindi. No appeal, reference, application, representation, document or other matt...
5 Procedure of filing appeals
A memorandum of appeal shall be presented in the form annexed to these rules by the appellant either in person to the Registrar of the Appellate Tribunal wi...
6 Presentation and scrutiny of memorandum of appeal
The Registrar shall endorse on every appeal the date on which it is presented under rule 5 or deemed to have been presented under that rule and shall sign e...
7 Place of filing memorandum of appeal
The memorandum of appeal shall be filed by the appellant with the Registrar of the Appellate Tribunal having jurisdiction in the matter....
8 Fee
Every memorandum of appeal under section 20 of the Act shall be accompanied with a fee provided in sub - rule (2) and such fee may be remitted either in the...
9 Deposit of amount debt due
Where an appeal is preferred by a person referred to in section 21 of the Act, such appeal shall not be entertained by the Appellate Tribunal unless such pe...
10 Contents of memorandum of appeal
Every memorandum of appeal filed under rule 5 shall set forth concisely under distinct heads, the grounds of such appeal without any argument or narrative, ...
11 Documents to accompany memorandum of appeal
Every memorandum of appeal shall be in triplicate and shall be accompanied with two copies (at least one of which shall be a certified copy) of the order of...
12 Plural remedies
A memorandum of appeal shall not seek relief or reliefs based on more than a single case of action in one single memorandum of appeal unless the reliefs pra...
13 Endorsing copy of appeal to the respondents
A copy of the memorandum of appeal and the paper book shall be served on each of the respondents, as soon as they are filed, by the Registrar by registered ...
14 Filing of reply to the appeal and other documents by the respondents
The respondent may file four complete sets containing the reply to the appeal along with documents in a paper book form with the registry within one month o...
15 Who may be joined as respondents
In an appeal by a person other than a bank or financial institution the bank or financial institution who has to recover any debt from any person under sec...
16 Date and place of hearing to be notified
The Appellate Tribunal shall notify the parties the date and place of hearing of the appeal in such a manner as the presiding officer may by general or speci...
17 Dress regulations for the presiding officer and for the representatives of the parties
Summer dress for the presiding officer shall be white pant with black coat and a black tie or a buttoned - up black coat. In winter, striped or black trouse...
18 Order to be signed and dated
Every order of the Appellate Tribunal shall be in writing and shall be signed and dated by the Presiding Officer of the Appellate Tribunal. The order shall b...
19 Publication of orders
The orders of the Appellate Tribunal as are deemed fit for publication in any authoritative report or the press may be released for such publication on such...
20 Communication of orders
Every order passed on an appeal shall be communicated to the appellant and to the respondent and to the Tribunal concerned either in person or by registered...
21 Fee for inspection of records and obtaining copies
A fee of rupees twenty for every hour or part thereof of inspection subject to a minimum of rupees one hundred shall be charged for inspecting the records o...
22 Orders and directions in certain cases
The Appellate Tribunal may make such orders or give such directions as may be necessary or expedient to give effect to its orders or to prevent abuse of its...
23 Working hours of the Appellate Tribunal
Except on Saturdays, Sundays and other public holidays the offices of the Appellate Tribunal shall, subject to any other order made by the Presiding Officer...
24 Holiday
Where the last day for doing any act falls on a day on which the office of the Appellate Tribunal is closed and by reason thereof the act cannot be done on ...
25 Powers and functions of the Registrar
The Registrar shall have the custody of the records of the Appellate Tribunal and shall exercise such other functions as are assigned to him under these rul...
26 Additional powers and duties of Registrar
In addition to the powers conferred elsewhere in these rules, the Registrar shall have the following powers and duties subject to any general or special orde...
27 Seal and emblem
The official seal and emblem of the Appellate Tribunal shall be such as the Central Government may specify. ...
Form FORM
DUE TO BANKS AND FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS ACT, 1993 (51 OF 1993) For use in Appellate Tribunal$s office Date of filing ________________ Date of receipt by pos...
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