valid as on 20/10/2020

27.8.3.National Company Law Tribunal and National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (Procedure for investigation of misbehavior or incapacity of Chairperson, President and other Members) Rules, 2020

3. Definitions. – (1) In these rules, unless the context otherwise requires,-

(a) “Act” means the Companies Act, 2013 (18 of 2013);

(b) “Appellate Tribunal” means the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal established under the Act;

(c)”Chairperson” means the Chairperson of the Appellate Tribunal and includes a Member authorised to act as the Chairperson in accordance with section 415 of the Act.

(d)”Committee” means the Committee referred to in sub-rule(2) of rule 4;

(e)” Judge” means a sitting Judge of the Supreme Court appointed by the President of India under sub-rule (2) of rule 5 to conduct the inquiry;

(f)”Judicial Member” means a Member of Tribunal or Appellate Tribunal appointed as such under the Act;

(g)”Member” means a Member (whether Judicial or Technical) of the Tribunal and Appellate Tribunal and includes Chairperson and President of the Appellate Tribunal or Tribunal as the case may be;

(h) “section” means a section of the Act;

(i) “President” means the President of Tribunal and includes a Member authorised to act or the President in accordance with section 415 of the Act;

(j)”Technical Member” means a member of the Tribunal or Appellate Tribunal appointed as such under the Act.

(k)”Tribunal” means the National Company Law Tribunal established under the Act.

(2) Words and expressions used herein and not defined but defined in the Companies Act, 2013 (18 of 2013) shall have the meanings respectively assigned to them in the Act.


National Company Law Tribunal and National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (Procedure for investigation of misbehavior or incapacity of Chairperson, President and other Members) Rules, 2020 dated 28.07.2020


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