Law ministry invited applications for the posts of Judicial Members and Accountant Members in the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal


 Notice Date : 01 February 2010



The Department of Legal Affairs, Ministry of Law & Justice has invited applications for the posts of Judicial Members and Accountant Members in the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal. There are 22 vacancies for the post of Judicial Member while there are 13 vacancies for the post of Accountant Member.

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

MINISTRY OF LAW AND JUSTICE

DEPARTMENT OF LEGAL AFFAIRS

Applications are invited for the following posts of Judicial Members and Accountant Members in the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, constituted under the Income-tax Act, 1961 :-

A. Judicial Member:-
    Reserved
for SC     Reserved
for ST     Reserved for OBC     Unreserved     Total
Current Vacancies     05     01     04     10     20*
Carried forward vacancies     01     01     Nil     Nil     02
Total     06     02     04     10     22

*Out of 20 current vacancies of Judicial Member, two vacancies are reserved for persons who are Orthopaedically Handicapped. Orthopaedically handicapped persons with the following disabilities will be considered for appointment, subject to production of medical certificate and medical examination by the appropriate Medical Board:

(i)    One leg affected [(a) impaired reach; (b) weakness of grip and (c) ataxic]

(ii)  Both legs affected but not arms

(iii)  One arm affected (R) & (L) [(a) impaired reach; (b) weakness of grip and (c) ataxie]

B. Accountant Member:-
    Reserved
for SC     Reserved
for ST     Reserved for OBC     Unreserved     Total
Current vacancies     02     01     02     06     11**
Carried forward vacancies     Nil     02     Nil     Nil     02
Total     02     03     02     06     13

**Out of 11 current vacancies of Accountant Member, one vacancy is reserved for a person who is Orthopaedically Handicapped. Orthopaedically handicapped persons with the following disabilities will be considered for appointment, subject to production ofmedical certificate and medical examination by the appropriate Medical Board.

(i)  One leg affected [(a) impaired reach; (b) weakness of grip and (c) ataxic]

(ii) Both legs affected but not arms

(iii)  One arm affected (R) & (L) [(a) impaired reach; (b) weakness of grip and (c) ataxie]

2. The number of vacancies indicated above is only approximate and is liable to increase due to unexpected circumstances that may occur upto 3 1. 12.02010.

3. The posts belong to General Central Services Group ‘A’ (Gazetted) and carry a pay-scale of Rs. 22400-600-26000/- (per revised) plus other allowances as admissible under the rules. The posts are temporary at present, but are likely to continue.

4. Candidate already in service and entitled to pension will continue to enjoy the same benefits.

5. QUALIFICATIONS:-

(a) JUDICIAL MEMBER:- A person shall not be qualified for appointment as a judicial member unless:- (i) he has for at least ten years held a judicial office in the territory of India; or (ii) he has been a Member of the Indian Legal Service and has held a post in Grade-II of the service or any equivalent or higher post for at least three years; or (iii) he has been an advocate for at least ten years.

Explanation for the purpose of (a) above:

(i)                In computing the period during which a person has held judicial office in the territory of India, there shall be included any period, after he has held any judicial office, during which the person has been an advocate or has held any post, under the Union or a State, requiring special knowledge of law;

(ii)              In computing the period during which a person has been an advocate, there shall be included any period during which the person has held judicial office or the office of a member of a tribunal or any post, under the union or a State, requiring special knowledge of law after he became an advocate.

(b) ACCOUNTANT MEMBER: A person shall not be qualified for appointment as an accountant member unless; (i) he has for at least ten years been in the practice of accountancy (a) as a charted accountant under the Charted Accountants Act, 1949 (38 of 1949; or (b) as a registered accountant under any law formerly in force; or (c) partly as such registered accountant and partly as such accountant; or (ii) he has been a member of the Indian Income Tax Service Group ‘A’ and has held the post of Additional Commissioner of Income Tax or any equivalent or higher post for at least three years.

 

raj kumar makkad
on 05 February 2010
Published in Labour & Service Law
Source : GOI Circular,

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