DOPT: Proposal to amend Rule 11 of AIS (Conduct)Rules, 1968
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Dated the 03 March, 2020
The Chief Secretaries of all the States / UTs
Subject: Proposal to amend Rule 11 of AIS (Conduct)Rules, 1968 by inserting a new-sub Rule 4 – reg.
Sir / Madam;
I am directed to refer to the subject noted and to state that presently there are no provisions under AIS(Conduct)Rules, 1968 with regard to receipt / retention of gifts from foreign dignitaries by members of AIS being a member of Indian delegation or otherwise. Therefore, it has been decided with the approval of competent authority to insert a new sub-rule (4) under Rule 11 of AIS (Conduct) Rules, 1968.
3. Accordingly, a draft of the proposed amendments in AIS (Conduct)Rules, 1968 is enclosed herewith with request to furnish your comments/views on the same latest by 31st March, 2020 positively. Soft copy of the comments / views may also be sent by email at [email protected] If no reply is received within the stipulated time, it will be presumed that State Government has no objection to the proposed amendments.
Encl: as stated.
Under Secretary (Services)
|Proposal to amend AIS (Conduct) Rules. 1963|
|Existing Rules||Proposed amendment|
11(1) A member of the service may accept gifts
Explanation-For the purposes of this rule “gift” includes
|11(2) Save as otherwise provided in -sub-rule (1),
no member of the service shall accept any gift
without the sanction of the Government if the value of
gift exceeds Rs.5,0001-
11(3) Member of the Service shall avoid accepting
lavish hospitality or frequent hospitality from persons
having official dealings with them or
from industrial or commercial firms or other organisations.- –
|After sub-rule (3) of Rule 11 of AIS (Conduct)
Rules. 1968. the following sub-rule (4) shall be
11(4):- Notwithstanding anything contained in sub
rule (1), (2) and (3), a member of Service, .being ..
a _member of the –Indian–delegation or otherwise,
may receive and retain gifts from foreign dignitaries in
accordance with the provisions of The Foreign Contribution
(Acceptance or Retention of Gifts or Presentation) Rules,
2012, as amended B2from time to time.