NOTIFICATION OF THE NATIONAL COMPANY LAW APPELLATE TRIBUNAL (AMENDMENT) RULES 2017. The MCA vide its notification dated 23 August 2017 has amended Rule 63 of National Company Law Appellate Tribunal Rules 2016 notified on 21 July 2016 regarding Appearance by Authorised Representative, as under:
- Subject to provisions of section 432 (Right to Legal Representation) of the Companies Act 2013, a party to any proceedings or appeal before the Appellate Tribunal may either appear in person or authorise one or more chartered accountants or company secretaries or cost accountants or legal practitioners or any other person to present his case before the Appellate Tribunal.
- The Central Government, the Regional Director or the Registrar of Companies or Official Liquidator may authorise an officer or an Advocate to represent in the proceedings before the Appellate Tribunal.
- The officer authorised by the Central Government or the Regional Director or the Registrar of Companies or the Official Liquidator shall be an officer not below the rank of Junior Time Scale or company