Rule 44 - Administrative powers of the Chairperson of the Appellate Tribunal

The administrative powers of the Chairperson of the Appellate Tribunal shall include making decisions with regard to the following,namely:-

(a) all matters pertaining to staff strength, wages and salaries structures, emoluments, perquisites and personnel policies with prior approval from the StateGovernment

(b) all matters pertaining to creation and abolition of posts with prior approval from the StateGovernment

(c) all matter pertaining to appointments, promotions and confirmation for all posts with prior approval of the StateGovernment

(d) acceptance of resignations by any Member, officer oremployee

(e) officiating against sanctionedposts

(f) authorization of tours to be undertaken by any Member, officer or employee within India and allowance to be granted for thesame

(g) authorization of tours to be undertaken by any Member, officer or employee outside India and allowance to be granted for the same with prior approval from the StateGovernment

(h) all matters in relation to reimbursement of medicalclaims

(i) all matters in relation to grant or rejection ofleaves

(j) permission for hiring of vehicles for officialuse

(k) nominations for attending seminars, conferences and training courses in India or abroad as per clause (f) and(g)

(l) permission for invitation of guests to carry out trainingcourse

(m) all matters pertaining to staff welfareexpenses

(n) sanction scrapping or write-off of capital assets which due to normal wear and tear have become unserviceable or are considered beyond economicalrepairs

(o) all matters relating to disciplinary action against any member, officer or employee; and

(p) any other powers that may be required for the efficient functioning of the Appellate Tribunal and enforcement of the provisions of the Act and these rules