Category: Transfers/apptts

It is for the first time in the history of the ITAT where a function was held in the presence of the Members of the ITAT, members of the Bar and the Departmental Representatives. Honourable Vice-President, Shri Pramod Kumar assumed the Charge in the presence of Honourable President Mr. Justice Pradeep P. Bhatt, Honourable Vice-President G. S. Pannu, honourable members on behalf of the ITAT Bar Association, Mr. Hiro Rai, President, Dr. K. Shivaram, Sr. advocate, past president, Mr. Subash S. Shetty, Past President and Senior departmental representatives were also invited on the occasion of Shri Pramod Kumar assuming charge as Vice-President

Pursuant to an order dated 20th August, 2019 passed by Justice P P Bhatt, the Hon’ble President of the ITAT, the transfers of two Hon’ble Vice Presidents have been ordered w.e.f. 2nd September, 2019

Pursuant to the consultations with the Collegium of the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, consisting or the President and two senior most Vice Presidents, five Hon’ble Members have been transferred in the same capacity, in public interest, with effect from 6th September 2019

Pursuant to an order dated 9th August 2019 passed after consultations with the Collegium of Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, consisting of the President and two senior most Vice Presidents, a Judicial Member of the ITAT has been transferred on account of administrative exigencies and in public interest, with effect from 23rd August, 2019.

Pursuant to an order dated 17th May 2019 issued by the President, four Accountant Members and two Judicial Members have been transferred in public interest with effect from 31st May 2019

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the appointment of several candidates to the posts of Judicial Member and Technical Member in the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT). Amongst the appointees are two serving Members of the ITAT. There are also several retired judges, Chartered Accountants and officials of the department in the list

There is no institutionalized process of elevation of the Members of the ITAT to the High Court. There are a good number of Judicial Members who deserve to be elevated to the High Court. AIFTP has made representation to Honourable Chief Justice of India and also to the Honorable law Minister. Hon’ble President, being from the judiciary, would be able to help in this regard and when the foundation day is celebrated the next year, some positive development could be expected

A full court farewell function was held to mark the retirement on superannuation of a Vice-President of the ITAT. The Hon’ble VP offered valuable advice including how professionals can stay healthy and wise with Yoga and the use of herbal medicine

It was earlier reported that 6 Accountant Members and 2 Judicial Members of the ITAT have been transferred with immediate effect. Now, the Hon’ble President has issued an order dated 5th December 2018 by which the transfer of an Accountant Member has been cancelled

A Judicial Member of the ITAT has retired on superannuation. A full court farewell function was held to mark the occasion


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