Banking Regulation Act, 1949
36AI. Tribunal to have powers of a civil court
(1) The Tribunal shall have the powers of a civil court, while trying a suit, under the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 (5 of 1908), in respect of the following matters, namely,-
(a) summoning and enforcing the attendance of any person and examining him on oath;
(b) requiring the discovery and production of documents;
(c) receiving evidence on affidavits;
(d) issuing commissions for the examination of witnesses or documents.
(2) Notwithstanding anything, contained in sub-section (1), or in any other law for the time being in force, the Tribunal shall not compel the Central Government or the Reserve Bank;
(a) to produce any books of account or other documents which the Central Government, or the Reserve Bank, claims to be of a confidential nature;
(b) to make any such books or documents part of the record of the proceedings before the Tribunal; or
(c) to give inspection of any such books or documents to any party before it or to any other person.