Air Force (Amendment) Regulations, 2022: S.R.O. 8(E) dated 06.06.2022
MINISTRY OF DEFENCE
(Department of Defence)
New Delhi, the 6th June, 2022
S.R.O. 8(E).— In exercise of 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. Short title and commencement.- (1) These rules may be called the Air Force (Amendment) Regulations, 2022.
(2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.
2. In the Air Force Regulations, 1964, –
(i) the proviso to regulation 213A shall be omitted;
(ii) after regulation 213A, the following shall be inserted, namely:-
“213AB. The Central Government may, if considered necessary, in public interest, so to do, appoint as Chief of Defence Staff, an officer who is serving as Air Marshal or Air Chief Marshal or an officer who has retired in the rank of Air Marshal or Air Chief Marshal but has not attained the age of sixty-two years on the date of his appointment:
Provided that the Central Government may, if considered necessary, in public interest, so to do, extend the service of the Chief of Defence Staff for such period as it may deem necessary subject to a maximum age of sixty-five years.”
[F. No. 9/1/2017-PO(Def)-Part I]
SATISH SINGH, Jt. Secy.
Note: The regulations were last amended, vide S.R.O. 21(E) dated the 28th December, 2019.