Road Transport Act, 1933

Appointment of arbitrator.

56.—(1) Whenever the Minister makes an order under this Part of this Act in relation to a merchandise (existing carrier's) licence or a passenger licence, the Minister shall, unless the licensee under such licence and the person liable under this Part of this Act to pay compensation to such licensee in respect of such order agree upon the amount of such compensation, request the Reference Committee to appoint a fit and proper person (in this Part of this Act referred to as an arbitrator) to fix the amount of such compensation and the Reference Committee shall comply with such request.

(2) In this section the expression “the Reference Committee” means a committee consisting of the Chief Justice, the President of the High Court and an officer of the Minister to be appointed by the Minister.