Gazette Notification on creation of Chief of Defence Staff For Indian Mititary

Government of india

The Gazette of India

Extra Ordinary

PART II—Section 4

NEW DELHI, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 28, 2019/PAUSHA 7, 1941

MINISTRY OF DEFENCE
(Department of Defence)


NOTIFICATION
New Delhi, the 28th December, 2019

S.R.O. 17(E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by section 191 of the Army Act, 1950 (46 of 1950), the Central Government hereby makes the following rules further to amend the Army Rules, 1954, namely :—

1. (1) These rules may be called the Army (Amendment) Rules, 2019.
(2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.

2. After rule 15A of the Army Rules, 1954 (hereinafter referred to as the said rules), the following rule shall be inserted, namely:—
“15B. Certain rules not to apply.—Without prejudice to the provisions contained in section 19 of the Act, nothing contained in rules 14, 15 and 15A shall apply to the office of the Chief of Defence Staff.”

3. In rule 16 A of the said rules,—
(i) in sub-rule (4), the following proviso shall be inserted, namely :—

“Provided that the Central Government may, if considered necessary, in public interest, so to do, give extension of service to the Chief of Defence Staff, referred to in the Explanation to clause (a) of sub-rule (5), for such period or periods as it may deem necessary subject to maximum age of 65 years.”;

(ii) in sub-rule (5), in clause (a), the following Explanation shall be inserted, namely :—

“Explanation. – For the purposes of this clause, the expression “General” includes the Chief of Defence Staff or the Chief of the Army Staff, as the case may be.”;

(iii) in sub-rule (6), for clause (a), the following clause shall be substituted, namely :—
“(a) the tenure of the Chief of the Army Staff shall be three years or upto the age of retirement, whichever is earlier;”.

[F. No. F.14(3)/98/D(AG)]
M. SUBBARAYAN, Jt. Secy.

Foot Note : The principal rules were published in the Gazette of India vide S.R.O. 484, dated the
27th November, 1954 and were last amended in 2018.


NOTIFICATION
New Delhi, the 28th December, 2019

S.R.O. 18(E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by section 184 of the Navy Act, 1957 (62 of 1957), the Central Government hereby makes the following regulations further to amend the Navy (Discipline and Miscellaneous Provisions) Regulations, 1965, namely :—

1. (1) These regulations may be called the Navy (Discipline and Miscellaneous Provisions) Amendment Regulations, 2019.
(2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.

2. In the Navy (Discipline and Miscellaneous Provisions) Regulations, 1965, after regulation 218, the following regulation shall be inserted, namely :—

“218A. Certain regulations not to apply.—Without prejudice to the provisions contained in section 15 of the Act, nothing contained in regulations 216, 217 and 218 shall apply to the office of the Chief of Defence Staff.”.

[F. No. F.14(3)/98/D(AG)]
M. SUBBARAYAN, Jt. Secy.


NOTIFICATION
New Delhi, the 28th December, 2019

S.R.O. 19(E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by section 184 of the Navy Act, 1957 (62 of 1957), the Central Government hereby makes the following regulations further to amend the Naval Ceremonial, Conditions of Service and Miscellaneous Regulations, 1963, namely :—

1. (1) These regulations may be called the Naval Ceremonial, Conditions of Service and Miscellaneous (Amendment) Regulations, 2019.
(2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.

2. In regulation 179 of the Naval Ceremonial, Conditions of Service and Miscellaneous Regulations, 1963 (hereinafter referred to as the principal regulations),—

(i) in sub-regulation (1), the following Explanation shall be inserted, namely :—

“Explanation.-For the purposes of this sub-regulation, the expression “Admiral” includes the Chief of Defence Staff or the Chief of the Naval Staff, as the case may be;
(ii) after sub-regulation (2), the following sub-regulation, shall be inserted, namely :—

“(3) An officer who has attained the age of retirement or has become due for such retirement on completion of his tenure, may be retained in the service for a further period as may be determined by the Central Government, if the exigencies of the service so require:

Provided that the Central Government may, if considered necessary, in public interest, so to do, give extension of service to the Chief of Defence Staff, referred to in the Explanation to sub-regulation (1), for such period as it may deem necessary subject to maximum age of 65 years.”.

[F. No. F.14(3)/98/D(AG)]
M. SUBBARAYAN, Jt. Secy.


NOTIFICATION
New Delhi, the 28th December, 2019

S.R.O. 20(E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by section 189 of the Air Force Act, 1950 (45 of 1950), the Central Government hereby makes the following rules further to amend the Air Force Rules, 1969, namely :—

1. (1) These rules may be called the Air Force (Amendment) Rules, 2019.
(2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.
2. In the Air Force Rules, 1969, after rule 17, the following rule shall be inserted, namely :—
“17A. Certain rules not to apply.—Without prejudice to the provisions contained in section 18 of the Act,
nothing contained in rules 16 and 17 shall apply to the office of the Chief of Defence Staff.”.

[F. No. F.14(3)/98/D(AG)]
M. SUBBARAYAN, Jt. Secy.


NOTIFICATION
New Delhi, the 28th December, 2019

S.R.O. 21(E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by section 190 of the Air Force Act, 1950 (45 of 1950), the Central Government hereby makes the following regulations further to amend the Air Force Regulations, 1964, namely :—

1. (1) These regulations may be called the Air Force (Amendment) Regulations, 2019.
(2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.

2. In the Air Force Regulations, 1964, (hereinafter referred to as the said regulations), in regulation 213,—

(i) for the words “appointment in the ranks of Air Chief Marshal”, the words “Chief of the Air Staff in
the rank of Air Chief Marshal”, shall be substituted;

(ii) the following Explanation shall be inserted, namely:—
“Explanation.— For the purposes of this regulation, the expression “Air Chief Marshal”, includes the Chief of Defence Staff or the Chief of Air Staff, as the case may be.

3. In the said regulations, after regulation 213, the following regulation, shall be inserted, namely :—

“213A. Extension of service.—An officer who has attained the age of retirement or has become due for such retirement on completion of his tenure, may be retained in the service for such further period as may be determined by the Central Government, if the exigencies of the service so require:

Provided that the Central Government may, if considered necessary, in public interest, so to do, give extension of service to the Chief of Defence Staff, referred to in the Explanation to regulation 213, for such period or periods as it may deem necessary subject to maximum age of 65 years.”.

[F. No. F.14(3)/98/D(AG)]
M. SUBBARAYAN, Jt. Secy.