Section 23: Right to legal representation and Presenting Officers

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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 23: Right to legal representation and Presenting Officers.

23. (1) A bank or a financial institution making an application to a Tribunal or an appeal to an Appellate Tribunal may authorise one or more legal practitioners or any of its officers to act as Presenting Officers and every person so authorised by it may present its case before the Tribunal or the Appellate Tribunal.

(2) The defendant may either appear in person or authorise one or more legal practitioners or any of his or its officers to present his or its case before the Tribunal or the Appellate Tribunal.

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