Monday, December 03, 2012

Railway Claims Tribunal

Railway Claims Tribunal

Jurisdiction of Tribunal
(1) The Claims Tribunal exercises all such jurisdiction, powers and authority as were exercisable immediately by any Civil Court or a Claims Commissioner appointed under the provisions of The Railways Act,-

(a) relating to the responsibility of the railway administrations as carriers under Chapter VII of The Railways Act in respect of claims for-

(i) compensation for loss, destruction, damages, deterioration or non-delivery of animals or goods entrusted to a railway administration for carriage by railway ;

(ii) compensation payable under Sec.124 & 124A of The Railways Act or the rules made thereunder; and

(b) in respect of the claims for refund of fares or part thereof or for refund of any freight paid in respect of animals or goods entrusted to a railway administration to be carried by railway.
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