NOTIFICATION NO. GSR 174(E) [F.NO.A-12018(1)/02/2013-ADMN.III(LA)], DATED 10-3-2014

INCOME TAX APPELLATE TRIBUNAL MEMBERS (RECRUITMENT AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE) AMENDMENT RULES, 2014

NOTIFICATION NO. GSR 174(E) [F.NO.A-12018(1)/02/2013-ADMN.III(LA)]DATED 10-3-2014

In exercise of the powers conferred by the proviso to article 309 of the Constitution, the President hereby makes the following rules further to amend the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal Members (Recruitment and Conditions of Service) Rules, 1963, namely :—

1. (1) These rules may be called the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal Members (Recruitment and Conditions of Service) Amendment Rules, 2014.

(2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.

2. In the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal Members (Recruitment and Conditions of Service) Rules, 1963 (hereinafter referred to as the principal rules), rules 7, 7A and 7B shall be omitted and rule 7C shall be renumbered as rule 7.

3. In the principal rules, for rule 9, the following rule shall be substituted, namely:—

“9. Pay and Allowances :—

(1) (a) the President shall be in the Apex Scale of Rs. 80000/- per month (fixed);
(b) the Senior Vice-President shall be in the Apex Scale of Rs. 80000/-, per month (fixed);
(c) the Vice-President shall be in the Higher Administrative Grade plus Scale of Rs. 75500/- (annual increment @ 3%) – Rs. 80000/-, per month; and
(d) Member shall be in the Higher Administrative Grade plus Scale of Rs. 75500/- (annual increment @ 3%) – Rs. 80000/-, per month.
(2) In addition to the pay scale specified in sub-rule (1), the President, the Senior Vice-President, the Vice-President and the member shall be entitled to such allowances and other benefits as are admissible to the Central Government officers of the appropriate category and subject to the conditions laid down in rules and orders of the Central Government governing the grant of such allowances and benefits in force from time to time.
(3) Where a serving Judge of a High Court is appointed as the President, he shall be entitled to a monthly salary at the same rate as is admissible to a Judge of the High Court:
Provided that where a retired Judge of the High Court is appointed as the President, his monthly salary shall be reduced by the gross amount of pension or employer’s contribution to the Contributory Provident Fund or any other form of retirement benefit, if any, drawn or to be drawn by him.
(4) A sitting or retired Judge of the High Court appointed as the President shall be entitled to such allowances and other benefits as are admissible to a sitting Judge of the High Court of Bombay.

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