Court : Armed forces Tribunal AFT Regional Bench Kochi
..... exercising powers under art.226 of the constitution can examine the matter. but the scope of judicial review in such matter is rather limited as the high court does not act as the appellate authority. only when the conclusions are perverse, without any material to support it or where irrelevant materials have been taken into consideration for arriving at a ..... laid down in keshar singh's case also applies to cases which arose under 1961 entitlement rules. 35. the matter was again considered by the supreme court in union of india v. surinder singh rathore, (2008) 5 scc 747. regulation 173 as it stood prior to 1973, and rules 2, 3, and 4 of 1961 entitlement rules and regulation 423 ..... the board should be communicated separately when required. d. specialist officers should be conversant with relevant paragraphs in chapter vi and vii of guide to medical officers (mil pensions) 2008. e. possible a etiological factors of the diseases whether infective/degenerative/inherited/immunological/iatrogenic etc. should be brought out clearly. f. no inadvertent remarks on service related issues like ..... its decision to be swayed by sympathy or other extraneous considerations" the chapters vi and vii of the guide to medical officers (military pension) has been amended in the year 2008. after the amendment, paragraph 54 reads as follows: "54. mental and behavioural (psychiatric) disorders. psychiatric illness results from a complex interplay of endogenous (genetic/biological) and exogenous (environmental, .....Tag this Judgment!