Ceiling for receiving gifts by Government servants – Gazette Notification G.S.R. 531(E)
MINISTRY OF PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES AI\D PENSTONS
(Department of Personnel and Training)
New Delhi, the 29th July, 2019
G.S.R. 531(E).- In exercise of the powers conferred by the proviso to article 309 and clause (5) of article 148 of the Constitution and after consultation with the Comptroller and Auditor General of India in relation to persons serving in the Indian Audit and Accounts Department, the President hereby makes the following rules further to amend the Central Civil Services (Conduct) Rules, 1964, namely:-
1. Short title and commencement:- (1) These rules may be called the Central Civil Services (Conduct) Amendment Rules, 2019.
(2) They shall come into force on the date of its publication in the Official Gazette.
2. In the Central Civil Services (Conduct) Rules, 1964, in rule I 3,-
(a) in sub-rule (3), for clauses (i) and (ii), the following clauses shall be substituted, namely:-
“(i) rupees five thousand in the case of a Government servant holding any Group ‘A’ or Group ‘B’post; and
(ii) rupees two thousand in the case of a Government servant holding any Group ‘C’ post.”;
(b) for sub-rule (4), the following sub-rule shall be substituted, namely:-
“Notwithstanding anything contained in sub-rules (2) and (3), a Government servant, 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 Presentations) Rules, 2012, as amended from time to time.”.
[F. No. 11013/02/2019-Estt. A-III]
SUJATA CHATURVEDI, Addl. Secy.