Amendment of Rules on Imposing Penalty on Government Servants
New Delhi, the 22nd January, 2015
G.S.R. 6(E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by the proviso to article 309 of the Constitution, the President hereby makes the following rules further to amend the Fundamental Rules, 1922, namely:-
1. (1) These rules may be called the Fundamental (Amendment) Rules, 2014.
(2) They shall be deemed to have come into force on the 27th October, 2013.
2. In the Fundamental Rules, 1922, in rule 29, for clause (2), the following clause shall be substituted, namely:—
“(2) If a Government servant is reduced as a measure of penalty to a lower service, grade or post or to a lower time-scale, the authority ordering the reduction shall specify,—
(a) the period for which the reduction shall be effective;
(b) whether, on restoration, the period of reduction shall operate to postpone future increments and, if so, to what extent; and
(c) whether the Government servant shall regain his original seniority in the higher service, grade or post or time-scale on his restoration to the service, grade or post or time-scale from which he was reduced.”
[F. No. 6/2/2013-Estt. (Pay-I)]