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Justice Tarun Agarwala appointed Securities Appellate Tribunal presiding officer

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Justice Tarun Agarwala, retired of the Meghalaya High Court, has been appointed as the presiding in the Securities Appellate Tribunal, Mumbai, a order said Wednesday.

The prime minister-led appointments committee of the cabinet approved the appointment of Justice Agarwala (retd) in the pay scale of Rs 2,50,000 per month for a period of five years or till the age of 70 years, whichever is the earliest, it said.

The Securities Appellate is a statutory body established under the provisions of Section 15K of the Act, 1992, to hear and dispose of appeals against orders passed by the SEBI or by an under the Act.

Justice Agarwala (retd), 62, had graduated from the with a degree. He started practicing as an in the in 1981 in the matters of Civil Law, Constitutional, Taxation, Labour, Testamentary and Corporate Affairs matters.

He was elevated as an Additional on January 7, 2004 and was next year appointed as a permanent

He was transferred to the in 2009 where he was also appointed as the Acting

Justice Agarwala (retd) remained in the between 2012 and 2018 before his transfer to the this year where he was appointed as the

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First Published: Wed, December 12 2018. 20:05 IST