The Energy Conservation Act, 2001
44. Right of appellant to take assistance of legal practitioner or accredited auditor and of Government to appoint presenting officers.-
1. A person preferring an appeal to the Appellate Tribunal under this Act may either appear in person or take the ass stance of a legal practitioner or an accredited energy auditor of his choice to present his case before the Appellate Tribunal, as the case may be.
2. The Central Government or the State Government may authorise one or more legal practitioners or any of its officers to act as presenting officers and every person so authorised may present the case with respect to any appeal before the Appellate Tribunal, as the case may be.