Topic: sec 24. Appeals from orders under Secs. 7, 40 and 48

[(1) Any person aggrieved by an order made under Sec. 7, Sec. 40 or Sec. 48 may prefer an appeal-

(a) To the Custodian, where the original order has been passed by a Deputy or Assistant Custodian and the amount or the value of the property which is the subject-matter of the order does not exceed two thousand rupees;

(b) To the Custodian-General, in any other case.

(1-A) An appeal shall lie to the Customer-General from any order made on appeal by the Custodian under Cl. (a) of sub-section (1) on the ground that the order is contrary to law.

(1-B) An appeal under this section shall be made in such manner and within such time as may be prescribed.]

(2) The Custodian to whom an appeal is preferred under Cl. (a) of sub-section (1) may dispose of it himself or may make it over for disposal to an Additional Custodian or to a Deputy Custodian authorized by the Custodian in writing in this behalf (in this Chapter referred to as the authorized Deputy Custodian):

Provided that no appeal from an order of a Deputy Custodian shall be made over for disposal to the authorized Deputy Custodian.