Union Of India & Anr. vs Sh. Ram Kishore Meena & Anr. on 11 January, 2017

2. As many as 20 years back Supreme Court in the judgment in

the case of All India Indian Overseas Bank SC and ST Employees’

Welfare Association and Others Vs. Union of India and Others, (1996) 6

SCC 606 held that Schedule Castes Commission has no power to pass

judgments like a Court of law and that it cannot order directions in the

nature of injunctions to give reliefs of promotion, pay scale etc etc. The

relevant observations of the Supreme Court in the case of All India Indian

Overseas Bank SC and ST Employees’ Welfare Association (supra) are

contained in paras 8 to 11, and which paras read as under:-

“8. In M.V. Rajwade v. Dr. S.M. Hassan the question whether the Commission
of Inquiry, by virtue of the above provisions, could be treated to be a civil
court for the purpose of the Contempt of Courts Act, 1971 came to be
considered. The High Court observed as under:

Source: Indian Kanoon

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