36P. Resignation and removal.-
(1) The Presiding Officer of an Appellate Tribunal may, by notice in writing under his hand addressed to the Central Government, resign his office: Provided that the said Presiding Officer shall, unless he is permitted by the Central Government, to relinquish his office sooner, continue to hold office until the expiry of three months from the date of receipt of such notice or until a person duly appointed as his successor enters upon his office or until the expiry of his term of office, whichever is earliest.
(2) The Presiding Officer of an Appellate Tribunal shall not be removed from his office except by an order made by the Central Government on the ground of proved misbehaviour or incapacity after enquiry made by a Judge of a High Court in which the Presiding Officer concerned has been informed of the charges against him and given a reasonable opportunity of being heard in respect of the charges.
(3) The Central Government may, by rules made under this Act, regulate the procedure for the investigation of misbehaviour or incapacity of the aforesaid Presiding Officer.