9. (1) The Government shall constitute one or more Manpower Tribunals for such area or areas as it may consider necessary for the disposal of applications under sub-section (2) of section 7.
(2) A Tribunal shall consist of a Chairman and two members all being appointed by the Government.
(3) The Chairman of a Tribunal shall be a person who holds, or has held, a judicial post not inferior to that of a District Judge.
(4) A member of the Board shall not be appointed to be member of a Tribunal.
(5) A Tribunal shall meet at such times and places as it thinks fit.
(6) A Tribunal shall, for the purpose of receiving evidence, administering oaths, enforcing the attendance of witnesses and compelling the discovery and production of documents, have the powers of a Civil Court under the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908
, and shall be deemed to be such Court within the meaning of sections 480, 482 and 484 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898