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The Central Administrative Tribunal had been established under Article 323 – A of the Constitution for adjudication of disputes and complaints with respect to recruitment and conditions of service of persons appointed to public services and posts in connection with the affairs of the Union or other authorities under the control of the Government. In the statement of object and reasons on the introduction of the Administrative Tribunals Act, 1985 it was mentioned:

It is expected that the setting up of such Administrative Tribunals to deal exclusively with service matters would go a long way in not only reducing the burden of the various Courts and thereby giving them more time to deal with other cases expeditiously but would also provide to the persons covered by the Administrative Tribunals speedy relief in respect of their grievances.


In accordance with the provisions of Article 323A of the Constitution of India, Parliament of India, enacted Administrative Tribunals Act, 1985. Central Government issued a Government Gazettee on 22nd April, 1988 for establishment of State Administrative Tribunal for Maharashtra State. Based on the same. The Principal Bench of Maharashtra Administrative Tribunal is in Mumbai and its Benches are at Nagpur and Aurangabad.

The main objective of establishment of this Tribunal is to provide a speedy and efficacious remedy to all the employees of the Government of Maharashtra, nearly numbering around five Lakhs.

As per Section 15 of the Administrative Tribunals Act, 1985, this Tribunal has all the powers of High Court, with regard to all service matters of Government servants of the State of Maharashtra. This Tribunal has been vested with the power to take contempt action as per the provisions of Contempt of Court Act, 1971, as exercisable by High Court, as per Section 17 of the Act.

We provide legal services in matters relating to Labour and Employment such as Seniority and Promotion, Disciplinary Action, Suspension & Termination, Regularization of Temporary & Contract Employees, Compassionate Appointment, Disproportionate Punishment. Reply to Charges, Retirement, Increments & Arrears, Salary and Wages. Pension related, Conditional Bonds related to Private Employees, Removal without notice of Private Employees, Date of Birth litigations, etc., under the provisions of Employment Laws in India and pertaining to State & Central Government, Companies, Corporations, Public Sectors and Private companies. We are dealing with the matters relating to before High Court, MAT, CAT and other related Matters.