Keywords : Conditions of Service, Recruitment, Public Services
Amendments appended: 5 of 1970, 20 of 1979, 4 of 1984
THE KERALA PUBLIC SERVICES ACT, 1968
(Act 19 of 1968)
l . Short tltle.
- Regulation of recruitment and conditions of service.
- Continuance of exisung rules.
THE KERALA PUBLIC SERVICES ACT, 1960*
Act 19 of 1968
An A’t to regulate the recruitmuzt, and condttzons of service of persons
appoznted, to publzc servzces and posts in connectzon wzth
tlze affazrs of the State of Kerala
Preamb!e.-\VHERr:As tt is cons1dcred necessary that the recruitment,
and condit10ns of set vice of persons appointed, to public scrvrces and
posts in connection with the affairs of the State of Kerala should be
regulated by an Act of the Kerala State Legislature;
BE it enacted in the N tneteeth Year of the Republic of India as
- Short tztle.-This Act may be called the Kerala Public
Services Act, 1968.
- Regulatwn of recruztment and condttwns of servzce -(I) The
Government may make rules to regulate the recruitment, and conditions
of service ofper.:lons appointed, to pub I ic services and posts in connection
with the affairs of the State of Kerala.
(2) Every rule made under this section shall be laid as soon as
may be after it is made before the LegislatiVe Assembly whJlc it is In
session for a total period of fourteen days which may be comprised in
one sessiOn or in two successive sessions, and if before the expiry of the
session in wh1ch it 1s so latd or the scssi:m immediately Collow1ng, the
Legislative Assembly agrees that the rule should be either modIfied or
annulled, the rule shall thereafter have effect only in such mod1fied
form or be of no effect, as the case may be , so however that any such
modification or annulment shall be without preJudice to the validity of
an vthing p1 eviously done under that rule. —- – – ——– • Publtshed m the Gazette C.traordmary No. 225, dated 17th September, I9G8.
- Continuance of existing rules.-All rules made under the proviso
to Article 309 of the Constitution of India, regulating the recruitment,
and conditions of service of persons appointed, to public services and
posts in connection with the affairs of the State of Kerala and in force 6
immediately before the commencement of this Act, shall be deemed to
have been made under this Act as if this Act had been in force on the
date on which such rules were made and shall continue to be in force
unless and until they are superseded by any rules made under this Act.