ESTABLISHMENT OF FEDERAL SERVICE TRIBUNAL
Federal Service Tribunal established under Article 212 of the Constitution of Islamic Republic of Pakistan, 1973, read with the Service Tribunal Act, 1973 for exercising exclusive jurisdiction in the matter relating to the terms and conditions of service of the Civil Servants, who are or have been in the “Service of Pakistan”. Initially the Jurisdiction of Federal Service Tribunal was restricted to the Civil Servants of the Federal government but later, by virtue of insertion of Section 2-A, in the Service Tribunal Act, 1973, the service of the employees of an authority , corporation, body or organization established under a Federal Law or which is owned or controlled by the Federal Government or in which the Federal Government has a controlling share or interest, was declared as “Service of Pakistan” and as such the 475101 employees of 208 Corporation/Bodies/Organizations acquired the status of Civil Servants for the purpose of Service Tribunal Act, 1973.
APPOINTMENT OF CHAIRMAN AND MEMBERS
The Chairman and Members of the Tribunal have been appointed under Section 3(4) of the Service Tribunal Act, 1973 (Act No.LXX of 1973).