DoPT Notification on All India Services (Death-Cum-Retirement-Benefits) Amendment Rules, 2017
All India Services (Death-Cum-Retirement-Benefits) Amendment Rules, 2017
MINISTRY OF PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES AND PENSIONS
(Department of Personnel and Training)
New Delhi, the 27th February, 2017
G.S.R. 170(E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) read with sub-section (IA) of section 3 of the All India Services Act, 1951 (61 of 1951), the central Government, after consultation with the Governments of the States concerned, hereby makes the following rules, further to amend the All India Services (Death-Cum-Retirement-Benefits) Rules, 1958, namely :-
1 (1) These rules may be called the All India Services (Death-Cum-Retirement-Benefits) Amendment Rules, 2017.
(2) They shall be deemed to have come into force from the date of their publication in the official Gazette.
2. In the All India Services (Death-Cum-Retirement-Benefits) Rules, 1958 in rule 16, after sub-rule (2A), the following sub-rules shall be inserted, namely :-
“(2B) (a) The notice of voluntary retirement given in writing by the member of the service under sub-rule (2) and (2A), may be withdrawn by the member of service.
(b) Request for withdrawal of notice of voluntary retirement shall be submitted to the Competent Authority within the period specified in the said notice.
(2C) Where a notice of voluntary retirement is given by a member of service under sub-rule (2) and the competent authority does not issue any order before the expiry of the period specified in the said notice, the voluntary retirement shall become effective from the date of expiry of the said period. Provided that, where no order is issued by the competent authority, then after the expiry of the period specified in the notice, the Central Government may issue orders.
(2D) For the purpose of this rule the expression ‘competent authority’ shall mean the authority which is empowered to accept notice of voluntary retirement under sub-rules (2) and (2A).”.
[F. No. 24012/04/2016.AIS-II(Pension)]
KAVITHA V. PADMANABHAN, Dy. Secy. (S&V)