CBEC – Validity of Recruitment Rules – No bar for making recruitment on the basis of existing Recruitment Rules
F.No.A- 12018/5/2013-Ad.ll-BGovernment of IndiaMinistry of FinanceDepartment of RevenueCentral Board of Excise and CustomsNew Delhi, the 18th July, 2013ToThe Chief Commissioners(Customs tuid Central Excise)Sub: Validity of Recruitment Rules.Sir,I am directed to say that during the Annual Conference of chief Commissioners. (Customs and Central Excise) held on 17th July, 2013, some of the Chief Commissioners have raised a doubt whether they canmake recruitment pending amendment in Recruitment Rules.
2. Department of Personnel and Training vide O.M. No.AB. 14017/79/2006-Estt. (RR) dated 06th September, 2007 has clarified that Recruitment Rules are statutory and they will not cease to operate unlessthey are repealed or replaced. Hence, there is no bar for making recruitment on the basis of existing Recruitment Rules.Yours faithfully,sd/-(A.K. Qasim)Deputy Secretary to the Govt of India