Jurisdiction of Tribunal
(1) The Claims Tribunal exercises all such jurisdiction,
powers and authority as were exercisable immediately by any Civil Court
or a Claims Commissioner appointed under the provisions of The Railways
(a) relating to
the responsibility of the railway administrations as carriers under
Chapter VII of The
Railways Act in respect of claims for-
(i) compensation for loss, destruction, damages, deterioration or non-delivery
of animals or goods entrusted to a railway administration
for carriage by railway ;
(ii) compensation payable under Sec.124 & 124A of The
Railways Act or the rules made thereunder; and
(b) in respect of
the claims for refund of fares or part thereof or for refund of any
freight paid in respect of animals or goods entrusted to a railway administration
to be carried by railway.
||Bench of the Railway Claims Tribunal
||Territorial Jurisdiction of the Bench
||Gujarat, Union territory of Diu.
||Madhya Pradesh and Chattisgarh
||i) Districts of Bombay, Thane, Raigad, Pune, Nasik,
Ahmednagar,Satara, Ratnagiri, Sindhydurg, Kolhapur, Sangli, Solapur,
Dhule, Aurangabad, Beed of Maharashtra
ii) Union Territories of Dadra and Nagar Haveli.
||All District of Maharashtra except those included
in item (i) of column (3) against serial number 5.
||Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir
and Union territory of Chandigarh.
||West Bengal, Union Territory of Andaman and Nicobar
||Assam, Sikkim, Mizoram, Arunachal Pradesh, Tripura,
Manipur, Meghalaya, Nagaland.
||Kerala, Union Territory of Lakshdeep.
||Districts of Gorakhpur, Deoria, Ballia, Ghazipur,
Azamgarh, Mau, Basti, Siddharthnagar, Mirzapur, Robertsgang, Jaunpur,
Faizabad, Gonda, Bahraich, Varansi, of Uttar Pradesh.
||Districts of Agra, Bulandshahar, Moradabad, Bijnore,
Mathura, Ghaziabad, Merrut, Aligarh, and Saharanpur of Uttar Pradesh.District
og Hardwar & Dehradun of Uttaranchal
||All Districts of Uttar Pradesh and Uttaranchal except
those included in Column (3) against serial number 11 and 12.
||New Delhi (2)
||Union Territory of Delhi
||Bihar and Jharkhand
||Tamil Nadu and Union Territory of Pondicherry.