Section 17: Jurisdiction powers and authority of Tribunals

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The Recovery of Debts due to Banks and Financial Institutions Act, 1993

Chapter III

Jurisdiction, Powers and Authority of Tribunals

Section 17: Jurisdiction, powers and authority of Tribunals.

17. (1) A Tribunal shall exercise, on and from the appointed day, the jurisdiction, powers and authority to entertain and decide applications from the banks and financial institutions for recovery of debts due to such banks and financial institutions.

1[(1A) Without prejudice to sub-section (1),—

(a) the Tribunal shall exercise, on and from the date to be appointed by the Central Government, the jurisdiction, powers and authority to entertain and decide applications under Part III of Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (31 of 2016).

(b) the Tribunal shall have circuit sittings in all district headquarters.]

(2) An Appellate Tribunal shall exercise, on and from the appointed day, the jurisdiction, powers and authority to entertain appeals against any order made, or deemed to have been made, by a Tribunal under this Act.

2[(2A) Without prejudice to sub-section (2), the Appellate Tribunal shall exercise, on and from the date to be appointed by the Central Government, the jurisdiction, powers and authority to entertain appeals against the order made by the Adjudicating Authority under Part III of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (31 of 2016).]


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Amendments:

1. The words in brackets shall stand inserted (date to be notified) by Act 31 of 2016, s. 249 and the Fifth Schedule.
2. The words in brackets shall stand inserted (date to be notified) by s. 249, ibid., and the Fifth Schedule.

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