The Competition Act, 2002
23. Distribution of business of Commission amongst Benches.-
1. Where any Benches are constituted, the Chairperson may, from time to time, by order, make provisions as to the distribution of the business of the Commission amongst the Benches and specify he matters, which may be dealt with by each Bench.
2. If any question arises as to whether any matter falls within the purview of the business allocated to a Bench, the decision of the Chairperson thereon shall be final.
3. The Chairperson may-
i. transfer a Member from one Bench to another Bench; or
authorise the Members of one Bench to discharge also the functions of the Members of other Bench: Provided that the Chairperson shall transfer, with the prior approval of the Central Government, a Member from one Bench situated in one city to another Bench situated in another city.
4. The Chairperson may, for the purpose of securing that any case or matter which, having regard to the nature of the questions involved, requires or is required in his opinion or under the rules made by the Central Government in this behalf, to be decided by a Bench composed of more than two Members, issue such general or special orders as he may deem fit.