Issue of amendment to Armed Forces Pay Rules and Regulations,2017 (Army Officers)-Dated 25-02-2019
[TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE GAZETTE OF INDIA,
PART-II, SECTION 4]
MINISTRY OF DEFENCE
(Department of Defence)
New Delhi, the 25 February, 2019.
S.R.O…….(E) .- In exercise of the powers conferred by the proviso to article 309 of the Constitution, the President hereby makes the following rules to amend the Army Officers Pay Rules, 2017, namely: –
a) Short title and commencement. – (1) These rules may be called Army Officers Pay (Amendment) Rules, 2019.
(2) They shall be deemed to have come into force on the 1st day of January, 2016.
b) In the Army Officers Pay Rules, 2017, in rule 12, in clause (ii), for the words “their basic pay plus Non Practicing Allowance shall not exceed the average of basic pay”, the words “their basic pay plus Non Practicing Allowance and Military Service Pay shall not exceed the average of basic pay” shall be substituted.
[No. 1 (8)/2016-D (Pay/Services) Part-II-2]
Joint Secretary to the Government of India
Explanatory Memorandum.— The Seventh Central Pay Commission has been implemented with effect from the 1st day of January, 2016. Likewise, the Defence Personnel of the Union of India are eligible for Seventh Central Pay revision with effect from the 1st day of January, 2016. Accordingly, these Rules have been given retrospective effect with effect from the 1st day of January, 2016. It is hereby, certified that by giving retrospective to these rules no one will be adversely affected.
Note:– The [Army Officers Pay Rules, 2017 ##eye##] were published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, section 4 vide notification number S.R.O. 13(E), dated the 3rd May, 2017.