Voluntary Retirement – Amendment

| January 29, 2014
MINISTRY OF PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES AND PENSIONS
(Department of Personnel and Training )

NOTIFICATION

New Delhi, the 17th January, 2014 ,

G.S.R. 27(E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by the proviso to article 309 of the Constitution, and in consultation with the Comptroller and Auditor General in relation to persons serving in the Indian Audit and Accounts Department, the President hereby makes the following rule further to amend the Fundamental Rules, 1922, namely :—

1. (1) These rules may be called the Fundamental (First Amendment) Rules, 2014. (2) They shall came into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.
2. In the Fundamental Rule, 1922, in rule 56, —
(a) in clause (k), in sub-clause (1), for item (c), the following shall be substituted namely :
“(c) it shall be open to the Appropriate Authority to withhold permission to a Government servant, who seeks to retire under this clause, if,—
(i) the Government servant is under suspension: or
(ii) a charge sheet has been issued and the disciplinary proceedings are pending; or
(iii) if judicial proceedings on charges which may amount to grave misconduct, are pending_
Explanation :–For the purpose of this clause, judicial proceedings shall be deemed to be pending, if a complaint or report of a police officer, of which the Magistrate takes cognizance, has been made or filed in a criminal proceedings.”;
(b) for clause (m), the following shall be substituted, namely :—
“(m) A Government servant in Group ‘C’ post who is not governed by any pension rules, may, by giving notice of not less than three months in writing to the Appropriate Authority, retire from service after he has completed thirty year’s service :
Provided that it shall be open to the Appropriate Authority to withhold permission to a Government servant, who seeks to retire proceedings.”;
(i) the Government servant is under suspension; or
(ii) a charge sheet has been issued and the disciplinary proceedings are pending; or
(iii) if judicial proceedings on charges which may amount to grave misconduct, are pending.
Explanation :-For the purpose of this clause, judicial proceedings shall be deemed to be pending, if a complaint or report of a police officer, of which the Magistrate takes cognizance, has been made or filed in a criminal proceedings.”;
[No. 2501313/2010-Estt. (A-IV)]
MAMTA KUNDRA, Jt. Secy.

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