63. (1) The prescribed authority shall consider the report of the Inquiry Officer and record its findings on each charge and, where it does not agree with the findings of the Inquiry Officer, shall record the reasons for its disagreement.
(2) If the prescribed authority is satisfied on the basis of its findings on the Inquiry Officer’s report that the authorised income-tax practitioner is guilty of misconduct in connection with any income-tax proceedings, it shall pass an order directing that the authorised income-tax practitioner shall be disqualified to represent an assessee under sub-section (1) of section 288 for such period as it may determine and his name shall be removed from the register for that period.
(3) The prescribed authority shall while communicating its order under sub-rule (2) furnish to the authorised income-tax practitioner a copy of the report of the Inquiry Officer and a statement of its findings together with the reasons for disagreement, if any, with the findings of the Inquiry Officer.
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