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(1) An application to the Tribunal shall be presented by the applicant in person or by an agent or by a duly authorised lawyer to the Registrar or any other officer authorised in writing by the Registrar to receive the same.

(2) The application under sub rule (i) shall be presented in triplicate in a paper book form.

(3) The Tribunal may permit more than one person to join together and file a single application in case cause of action and the nature of relief prayed for is same or that they have a common interest in the matter.


(1) The Registrar or the officer authorised by him under Sub Rule (i) of Rule 4, shall enter on every application the date on which it is presented or deemed to have been presented under that Rule and shall sign the entry.

(2) If, on Scrutiny, the application is found to be in order, it shall be duly registered and given a serial number.

(3) If the application, on scrutiny, is found to be defective and the defect noticed is formal in nature, the Registrar may allow the concerning party to rectify the same and if the defect is not formal in nature, the Registrar may allow the applicant such time to rectify the defect, as he may deem necessary.

(4) If the applicant fails to rectify the defect within the time allowed under Sub Rule (3), the Registrar may, by order and for reasons to be recorded in writing, decline to register the application and inform the applicant accordingly.

(5) An appeal against the order passed under sub Rule (iv) may be preferred by the person aggrieved within thirty days from the date of such order, to the chairman and such appeal may be dealt with and disposed of by the Chairman or in his absence any member authorised by the chairman by special or general order, whose decision thereon shall be final.

(6) Cases received on transfer from the High Court of Judicature at Patna or the State Government in accordance with the provisions of section 15 of the Act shall also be given fresh serial numbers.


The application shall ordinarily be filed by or on behalf of the applicant with the Registrar of the Tribunal.


(1) Every application files under Rule 3 shall set forth concisely the facts and the grounds for the relief prayed for in the application. Such grounds shall be numbered consecutively.

(2) Every application shall be typed in double space on one side on thick paper of good quality.

(3) It shall not be necessary to present a separate application to seek an interim order or direction if in original application, the same is prayed for.

(4) An applicant may, subsequent to filing of an application apply, for an interim order or direction. Such application shall, as far as possible, be in the prescribed form.

(5) the following documents shall accompany the application-

(i) An attested true copy of the order, against which the application is filed.
(ii) Copies of the documents relied upon by the applicant and referred to in the application.
(iii) An index of the documents.

B. The documents referred to in sub-rule(5) (A) shall be attested by a legal practitioner or by a Gazetted Officer and each document shall be marked serially as Annexures.

C. Where an application is filed by an agen, documents authorising hime to act as such agent shall also be appended to the application; Provided that where an application is filed by a legal practitioner, it shall be accompanied by a duly executed “Vakalatnama”.

6. The pleadings shall be verified in the same manner as provided for in Order VI Fule 15 of the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908.
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