Four copies of memorandum of appeal stating the grounds for appeal has to be filed (either in person/ authorised agent/ advocate or through registered post) to the State or the National Commission, as the case may be.
Following documents should also be annexed with the memorandum of appeal
CASE HEARING Thereafter the appeal is heard by the Commission. If the appellant fails to appear on the date of hearing, the Commission can either dismiss the appeal or can decide the appeal on merits. However, if the respondent fails to appear, the Commission is required to decide the appeal on merits.
During hearing of the case, the complainant can appear in person or through a duly authorized agent and can also avail legal representation by engaging an advocate.
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