Bhatt & Joshi Associates are regarded as one of the best CAT Lawyers based in Ahmedabad, Gujarat with the team of the top most experienced CAT Lawyers with detailed knowledge of Central Civil Services Rules , with this also serving as Service Lawyers at Appellate level before Gujarat High Court & Supreme Court of India. Our Comprehensive legal team of CAT Lawyers helps the Government Servants in establishing their rights pertaining to their Civil Services. Whenever needed our team of expert CAT lawyers represent the case before the High Court or Supreme Court of India.Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT)

The Constitution of India provides for the constitution of Tribunals in Part XIV-A, which was inserted into the constitution through 42nd Amendment Act, 1976, which added Article 323A and 323B for constitution of Administrative Tribunals and Tribunals related to other matters respectively. Article 323A constitutionally empowers the parliament to constitute Administrative Tribunals for the adjudication of disputes with respect to recruitment and conditions of service of persons appointed to public services and Civil Posts pertaining to the affairs of the Union or of any Corporation owned or controlled by the Government of India. CAT – Central Administrative Tribunals were constituted by an Act of Parliament The Administrative Tribunals Act in 1985. At Bhatt & Joshi Associates, our team of expert and highly qualified Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) Lawyers, take up the issues and matters pertaining to the civil services employment of the Central Govt Employees. 

 

Working of CAT

CAT is governed by the principles of natural justice; however not bound by the procedure laid down in the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908.  The Central Administrative Tribunal has the same powers as that of a Civil Court in India under the provisions of Code of Civil Procedure, 1908. Any appeal against the orders of a Tribunal is to be preferred before the High Court and not straight away before the Supreme Court. Hon’ble the Apex Court of India, held in the case of Chandra Kumar Case (1997), that the appeal against the orders of a Central Administrative Tribunal may not be made directly in the Supreme Court and a person aggrieved by the order has to firstly approach the concerned High Court. The nature of disputes between a Government Employee and the Central Government may be wide ranging but mostly the matters which are filed before CAT are related to the following issues:

CAT LAWYERS TO HELP SOLVE YOUR ISSUES AND MATTER PERTAINING TO APPOINTMENT AND RECRUITMENT:

  • Issues related to Appointment and Recruitment 
  • interpretation and challenge to the Recruitment rules 
  • Challenge to the wrongful appointments
  • Recruitment authority denying the Appointment 
  • Matters pertaining to departmental examinations and UPSC

CAT LAWYERS TO HELP SOLVE MATTERS RELATED TO PUNISHMENTS TO CENTRAL GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES:

  • Employment Termination
  • Removal of a Government Employee 
  • Dismissal from services 
  • Punishment – Minor and Major
  • Suspension of a Government Employee 
  • Charge Sheet issued against a Government Employee 

CAT LAWYERS TO HELP SOLVE YOUR MATTERS RELATED TO DISCIPLINARY PROCEEDINGS BEFORE CAT:

  • Issuance of Memo and reply to the charges against an employee
  • Issuance of Show Cause Notice and reply to it 
  • Issuance of Warning letters
  • Suspension of a Government Employee
  • Departmental Inquiries against a Government Employee 
  • Issuance of Memos
  • Prevention of corruption matters or PCA matters
  • Matters pertaining to CVC Vigilance
  • Matters pertaining to CBI Investigation and Corruption & Graft charges

CAT LAWYERS TO HELP SOLVE YOUR PROMOTION ISSUES:

  • Promotion denied to an employee 
  • Not being considered in a DPC – Departmental Promotion Committee 
  • All matters pertaining to DPC – Departmental Promotion Committee
  • Matters pertaining to seniority 
  • Work charge matters
  • Officiating promotion matters
  • ACR – Annual Confidential Review matters
  • APAR – Annual Performance Appraisal Report matters
  • Adverse remarks in Annual Confidential Review

CAT LAWYERS TO HELP SOLVE YOUR MATTERS PERTAINING TO TRANSFER AND POSTING OF CENTRAL GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES BEFORE CAT:

  • Challenge to the transfer order before CAT 
  • Central Government Employees being Wrongfully transferred 
  • Central government employees on conditional transfer orders of 
  • Challenge to Punitive transfer order
  • Illegal transfer of Central Government Employees

CAT LAWYERS TO HELP SOLVE YOUR POST RETIREMENT ISSUES:

  • VRS – Voluntary Retirement 
  • Pay and Pension Fixation 
  • Withholding the benefits post retirement 
  • Issues pertaining to Premature retirement 

 

YOUR CAT LAWYERS SHOULD HAVE GRIP ON THE FOLLOWING ACTS AND RULES

SL. No. Title Details
1 Manual of Office Procedure Link
2 Record Retention Schedule as Prescribed by D/o Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances Link
3 General Financial Rules, 2005 Link
4 All India Services (AIS) Manuals Link
5 The AIS (Performance Appraisal Report) Rules, 2007 Link
6 Central Civil Services (Classification, Control and Appeal) Rules, 1965 Link
7 Central Civil Services (Temporary Service) Rules, 1965 Link
8 Central Civil Services (Leave Travel Concession) Rules, 1988 Link
9 Central Civil Services (Leave Travel Concession) Rules, 1988 (Notification dated 03/05/1988) Download (395.38 KB) 
10 Central Civil Services (Leave Rules) Download (132.22 KB) 
11 Central Civil Services (Conduct) Rules, 1964 – Bringing Out A Revised/Updated Edition Link
12 Central Civil Services (Conduct) Rules, 1964 (Updated) Download (678.77 KB) 
13 Central Civil Services (Redeployment of Surplus Staff) Rules, 1990 Download (1.16 MB) 
14 Central Civil Services (Redeployment of Surplus Staff) Rules, 2002 Download (94.25 KB) 
15 IAS Promotion Guide Lines Download (93.53 KB) 
16 IPS (Appointment by Limited Competetive Examination) Regulations, 2011 Download (532.72 KB) 
17 IPS (Probation) Amendment Rules, 2011 Download (269.7 KB) 
18 IAS (Pay) 2nd Amendment Rules, 2008 Download (907.29 KB) 
19 IFS (Pay) 2nd Amendment Rules, 2008 Download (940.46 KB) 
20 IPS (Pay) Amendment Rules, 2008 Download (946.7 KB) 
21 The IAS (PAY) Rules, 2007 Download (1015.01 KB) 
22 The IFS (PAY) Rules, 2007 Download (264.58 KB) 
23 The IPS (PAY) Rules, 2007 Download (291.68 KB) 
24 Central Secretariat Service Rules, 1962 Link
25 Central Secretariat Service Rules, 2009 Download (1.15 MB) 
26 Central Secretariat Clerical Service Rules Link
27 CSSS Rules, 1969 Download (519.41 KB) 
28 CSSS (PPS Grade) Rules, 1989 Link
29 CSSS (Senior PPS Grade) Rules, 2000 Link
30 Brochure On Grant Of Casual Leave & Special Casual Leave Link
31 Brochure On Casual Labourers Link
32 Brochure On Post Retirement Commercial Employment Download (906.39 KB) 
33 Revised Scheme for Redeployment of Surplus Staff , 1989 Download (83.1 KB) 
34 All India Services Indemnity ACT Link
35 Administrative Tribunals Link
36 The Public Servants Inquiries ACT
37 The Departmental Inquiries (Enforcement of Attendance of witnesses and Production of Documents) ACT Link
38 Bihar Reorganisation Act, 2000 Link
39 Madhya Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2000 Link
40 Uttar Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2000 Link
41 Draft Public Services Bill – 2007 Download (59.92 KB) 
42 The Public Interest Disclosure and Protection to Persons Making the Disclosure Bill, 2010 Download (600.94 KB) 
43 CVC Act 2003 Link
44 CVC Act Amendment Link
45 Gazette Notification(CVC) Link
46 PC (Prevention Of Corruption) ACT, 1988 Link
47 The Delhi Special Police Establishment Act, 1946 Link
48 The Delhi Special Police Establishment (Amendment) Act, 2014 No. 28 of 2014
49 The Central Vigilance Commission (Staff) Rules, 2007 Download (131.99 KB) 
50 The Whistle Blowers Protection Act 2014 Link
51 RTI ACT, 2005 Link
52 RTI Rules, 2012 Download (131.55 KB) 
53 Compendium of Welfare Programmes Instruction Download (4.24 MB) 
54 Administrative Instructions on Departmental Canteens in Government Officers Download (7.24 MB) 
55 Fundamental Rules (FR 11 and FR 52,53 and 54) Download (23.89 KB) 

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56 Extracts of provisions in F.R. 56 Download (222.17 KB) 
57 Compilation of Fundamental Rules and Supplementary Rules (Part-I) Link
58 Brochure on JCM & CA Download (4.21 MB) 
59 CCS (RSA) Rules, 1993 Download (187.57 KB) 
60 Central Civil Services (Classification, Control and Appeal) Rules, 1965 – Updated Version of the Bare Rules. Download (1.46 MB) 
61 One year Masters Degree course in Law under Young Leaders Program YLP Scholarship at the Kyushu University, Graduate School of Law, Japan from October 2020 to September 2021
62 Lokpal (Complaint ) Rules, 2020 Link