The labour Appellate Tribunal shall consist 1 of a chairman or the government deems fit of a chairman and such number of members as determined by the government additional judge of the high court division (section 218(1 of The Labour Code of Bangladesh, 2006). The chairman of the tribunal shall be from amongst persons who is or has been a judge or an additional judge of the Supreme Court or is or has been a district judge for at least three years. If the chairman is absent or unable to the tribunal the chairman any reasons the senior the senior member of the tribunal if any shall discharge the functions of the chairman. An appeal or any matter before the tribunal may be heard and disposed of by the tribunal sitting as a whole or by any bench thereof. Subject to this code, the tribunal shall follow as nearly as possible such procedure as are prescribed under the code of civil procedure, for hearing of an appeal by and appellate court from original decrees. The decision of the tribunal shall be decided according to the opinion of the majority If the member of the bench is equally divided, they shall state the point on which they differ and the case shall be referred by them to the chairman for hearing on such point by the chairman himself, if he is not a member of the tribunal, and such point shall be decided according to the opinion of the chairman or member or majority of the members hearing the points, as the case may be. Where a bench includes the chairman of the tribunal as one of its members and there is a difference of opinion among. The members and the members are equally divided, the Decision of the chairman shall prevail and the decision of The Bench shall be expressed in terms of the opinion of the Chairman. The judgment of the tribunal shall be delivered within a period of not more then 60 days following the filing of the appeal. The tribunal shall have authority to punish for contempt of its authority, or that of any labour court as if it’s were a high court division of the Supreme Court. The tribunal may, on its own motion or on the application of any party, transfer a case from one labour court to another. The tribunal shall have superintendence and control over all labour courts.
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