Food Safety Appellate Tribunal becomes functional

Excelsior Correspondent

JAMMU, Jan 12: Food Safety Appellate Tribunal has become functional at Kashmir with Principal District and Sessions Judge Mohammad Yousuf Akhoon assuming charge of Presiding Officer.
He reviewed the arrangements being made to ensure smooth functioning of the Tribunal, which will hear all the appeals against the orders of Adjudicating Officers.
In the absence of Tribunal, the orders were earlier challenged in the High Court. Before being appointed as Presiding Officer of Tribunal, Akhoon was Principal Secretary to Chief Justice of J&K High Court.