CBEC Orders : Validity of Recruitment Rules
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Revenue
Central Board of Excise and Customs
New Delhi, the 18th July, 2013
The Chief Commissioners
(Customs tuid Central Excise)
Sub: Validity of Recruitment Rules.
I am directed to say that during the Annual Conference of chief Commissioners. (Customs and Central Excise) held on 17th July, 2013, some of the Chief Commissioners have raised a doubt whether they can
make recruitment pending amendment in Recruitment Rules.
2. Department of Personnel and Training vide O.M. No.AB. 14017/79/2006-Estt. (RR) dated 06th September, 2007 has clarified that Recruitment Rules are statutory and they will not cease to operate unless
they are repealed or replaced. Hence, there is no bar for making recruitment on the basis of existing Recruitment Rules.
Deputy Secretary to the Govt of India