(3)       The name of the Chairman of the Conciliation Court appointed under sub-rule (1) shall be entered in the register in Form I.

 

14.       After the constitution of the Conciliation Court, its Chairman shall ask the respondent to submit his written objections against the application within a period of three days, and six the day, time and place where the Conciliation Court shall sit, and may direct the parties to produce necessary evidence in support of their respective cases.

 

15.       (1) The Conciliation Court shall try the case on the day fixed under Rule 14, but for sufficient reasons, it may adjourn the hearing of the case from time to time, for period which shall, in no case, exceed seven days at a time.

(2)       The chairman of the Conciliation court shall ask the witnesses to make statements on solemn affirmation or on oath and shall record or cause to be recorded the substance thereof.

(3)       The Conciliation Court may at any stage of the case hold local inquiry in respect of any matter in dispute between the parties.

 

16.       If in case, before the Chairman of the Union Council or on the day the case is fixed for hearing before the Conciliation Court, the petitioner fails to copea and if in the opinion of the Chairman of the Union Council or of the conciliation Court, as the case may be he shown negligence in prosecuting his case—

a)       If the case relates to part I, the application shall be dismissed for default, and

b)       If the cause relates to part II, the Chairman of the Union Council or the Chairman of the Conciliation court, as the case may be, shall record a finding that the conciliation has failed and may issue as a certificate to that effect.

 

17.       Where an application is dismissed under clause (a) of Rule 16, the petitioner may apply in writing for its restoration to the Chairman of the Union Council or of the Conciliation Court, as the case may be, and if the said Chairman is satisfied that there was sufficient cause for his non-appearance and that he had not acted negligently, the said Chairman may restore the application and fix a date for its hearing.

 

18.       (1) The decision of the Conciliation Court shall be recorded by the chairman of the Conciliation Court in the register in Form I.

(2)       Every decision recorded under sub-rule (1) shall indicate whether such decision is unanimous, and if not, the ratio of the majority by which it has been arrived at.

 

19.       Every decision of the Conciliation Court shall be pronounced in open Court by the Chairman of the Conciliation Court.

 

20.       (1) An application under sub-section (2) of section 8 shall be in writing, shall be signed by the applicant, and shall contain the names, descriptions and addresses of the parties and shall also state briefly the grounds on which the application is made.

(2)       A copy of the decree or order passed by the Conciliation court certified under the hand of the Chairman of the conciliation Court shall also be attached to the application.

 

21.       The certificate under clause (b) of sub-section (4) of section 5 or under sub-section (3) of section 8 or under rule 10 or 16 shall be in Form IV.

 

22.       The period in which the decretal amount or the amount of compensation shall be paid, shall be such as the conciliation Court may fix, but in no case it shall be more than six months from the date of the final order.

 

23.       After the decision of every case, a decree shall be drawn in Form V, which shall be signed by the Chairman of the Conciliation court.

 

24.       (1) The Chairman of the Union Council shall then made the entries in the register of the decree in Form Vi.

(2)       Any order made under sub-section (2) of section 8 by the controlling Authority or the District judge, as the case may be duly intimated to the Chairman of the Union Council concerned and the Chairman of the Union Council shall amend the decree or order accordingly and also make necessary entries to that effect in the register of decree in Form VI.

 

25.       The Chairman of the Conciliation Court, or when there is no such Court, the Chairman of the Union council Shall, on the application of any party to a dispute allow inspection of the records of the Conciliation Court relating to the dispute on payment of a fee of twenty-five paisa.

 

26.       The Chairman of the Conciliation Court or when there is no such court, the Chairman of the Union Council shall, on the application of any party to a dispute, supply copy of the relevant record or entry in any register maintained under these rules or any position thereof, on payment of a fee calculated at the rate of twenty-five paisa for one hundred words of part thereof.

 

27.       (1) Whenever a fine is paid under section 11 or section 12 or is collected under suction 13 or any fee is realised under these rules, a receipt shall be given in Form VII which shall be serially numbered and the counterfoil thereof shall be kept in the official of the Union Council.

(2)        All fines and fees received under these rules shall be entered in a register in Form VIII.

 

28.       All fees payable under these rules shall form part of the funds of the Union Council concerned.

 

29.       The entries in the register of cases and the register of decrees and orders shall be numbered in every year according to the order in which the applications are admitted or the decrees or orders are passed.

 

30.       All records of the Conciliation court including register shall be deposited in the officer of the Union Council and shall be preserved for a period of ten years in the case of registers and three years in the case of other records.

 

31.       Where an amount is to be recovered under sub-section (4) of section 9, the Chairman of the conciliation Court, shall send the particulars in Form IX to the Controlling Authority for recovery of the same as arreas of land revenue.

 

32.       The order stating the amount of fine to be recovered under sub-section (1) of section 13 shall be forwarded to the Magistrate in Form X.

 

33.       The Chairman of the Union Council shall before the first day of February and the first day of August in each year, send to the Controlling Authority a return in Form XI of the Work of the Conciliation Courts in the Union during the preceding half year ending on the 31st December and the 30th June, respectively.

 

34.       When a Conciliation Court is of opinion that in a case pending before it the ends of justice demand that accused should be punished, it may forward the case to the Criminal Court in Form XII.

 

35.       When in obedience to the summons or otherwise the respondent appears and admits the claim or dispute and satisfies the claim in the presence of the Chairman of the Union Council, no Conciliation Court shall be constituted.

 

36.       Where the conciliation Court or the Chairman of the Union Council receives any amount payable to a party such amount shall be paid to the party, as far as may be, within seven days of his applying therefor.

 

37.       (1) There shall be kept in the office of every Union Council a seal of the Conciliation court which shall be circular in shape and shall bear the inscription “Conciliation Court” and the same of the Union.

(2)       The said seal shall be used on all summons, orders, decrees, copies and other documents issued under these rules.              

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