Cost and Works Accountants Act, 1959
15A. Procedure in hearing before the Council
(1) If the Council, on recording a finding, as required under sub-section (3) of section 21, is of the opinion that there is a case for passing one of the orders specified in clause (a) or clause (b) of sub-section (4) of the said section, it shall-
(a) furnish to the member against whom the complaint relating to the finding has been made, a copy of the report of the Disciplinary Committee and a copy of its finding; and
(b) give him such notice as may be decided by the Council, indicating the order proposed to be passed against him and calling upon him to appear before it on a specified date or dates, or if he does not wish to be heard in person, to send within a specified time such representation in writing as he may wish to make against the proposed order.
(2) The scope of the hearing or of the representation in writing, as the case may be, shall be restricted to the matters concerning the enquiry.
(3) The Council shall after hearing the member concerned ,if he appears in person, or after considering the representation, if any, made by him, pass such orders as it may think fit.
(4) The orders passed by the Council shall be communicated to the complainant and to the member concerned.