Report No. 225
"(1) The appropriate Government may constitute one or more Industrial Tribunals for the adjudication of industrial disputes in accordance with the provisions of this Act.
(2) A Tribunal shall consist of such number of members as the appropriate Government thinks fit. Where the Tribunal consists of two or more members, one of them shall be appointed as the chairman.
(3) Every member of the Tribunal shall be an independent person,
(a) who is or has been a Judge of a High Court or a District Judge, or
(b) is qualified for appointment as a Judge of a High Court:
Provided that the appointment to a Tribunal of any person not qualified under part (a) shall be made in consultation with the High Court of the Province in which the Tribunal has or is intended to have, its usual place of sitting."
Sections 4 and 5 of the Industrial Disputes (Appellate Tribunal) Act 1950 -