In these rules, unless the context otherwise
(a) "Act" means
the Recovery of Debts Due to Banks and Financial
Institutions Act, 1993 (51 of 1993);
(b) "agent" means
a person duly authorised by a party to present
appeal or to give reply on its behalf before
the Appellate Tribunal;
(c) "appeal" means
an appeal made to the Appellate Tribunal under
section 20 or section 30 of the Act:
means a person or a bank or financial institution
making an appeal to the Appellate Tribunal under
section 20 or section 30 of the Act;
(e) "Appellate Tribunal"
means an Appellate Tribunal established by the,
Central Government under section 8 of the Act;
(f) "legal practitioner"
shall have the same meaning as assigned to it
in the Advocates Act, 1961 (25 of 1961);
(g) "presiding officer"
means the presiding officer of an Appellate
means the Registrar of an Appellate Tribunal
and includes an officer of such Appellate Tribunal
who is authorised by the presiding officer to
function as Registrar;
(i) "Registry" means
the Registry of the Appellate Tribunal.