Industrial Disputes Act, 1947
16. Form of report or award
(1) The report of a Board or court shall be in writing and shall be signed by all the members of the Board or court, as the case may be :
PROVIDED that nothing in this section shall be deemed to prevent any member of the Board or court from recording any minute of dissent from a report or from any recommendation made therein.
(2) The award of a Labor Court or Tribunal or National Tribunal shall be in writing and shall be signed by its presiding officer.