Effective Date of MACP from 1st January 2006 is correct since it is a pay matter – Hon’ble High Court Mumbai decides in a appeal against present MACP effective date of 1st September 2008
(a) The impugned judgement and order dated 16th April, 2013 made by the CAT is hereby set aside.
(b) The petitioner is held entitled to receive the benefit of MACP with effect from 1st January, 2006 together with all consequential benefits.
(c) The respondents are directed to work out the benefits of MACP with effect from 1st January, 2006 together with consequential benefits and to pay the same to the petitioner as expeditiously as possible and in any case within a period of three months from today.
(d) If, such benefits/consequential benefits are not paid to the petitioner within three months from today, then the respondents will liable to pay interest thereon @ 6% p.a. from the date such payments became due and payable, till the date of actual payment.
(e) Rule is made absolute in the aforesaid terms. There shall however be no order as to costs.
( M. S. SONAK, J. ) ( A. S. OKA, J. )
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