8F.  Charge sheet.

(1) Where the 89[Chief Commissioner or the Director General], on the basis of information in its possession, is of the opinion that any registered valuer, or any other person, not being a person referred to in sub-clause (i) of clause (e) of sub-rule (13) of rule 8A, who has made an application for registration as a valuer under rule 8B, is guilty of professional misconduct in connection with any proceeding under any law for the time being in force, 90[he] shall frame definite charges against such person and shall communicate them in writing to him together with a statement of the allegations in support of the charges.

(2) On receipt of the charge sheet and the statement referred to in sub-rule (1), the person shall be required to submit 91[within thirty days of the receipt of the said charge sheet and the statement or, within such further time as the 92[Chief Commissioner or the Director General] may, on an application made by that person allow in this behalf,] a written statement of his defence and also to state whether he desires to be heard in person.