In the third Chapter of PB CSR Vol 1 Part 1 Chapter 3 General Conditions of Service Part 2 || Ques Ans ||. Here are Important Questions Answers of this Chapters.
Notes of PB CSR Vol 1 Part 1
General Conditions of Service
Ques 315. State the authorities competent to sign a medical certificate of health in respect of Class I, II and III, IV employees.
Ans 315. Vide rule 3.4 (1) (a) & 3.4 (3) of CSR Vol, Part-1, a medical certificate of health is required to be signed by the following authorities: –
|Class I & II employees||Medical Board|
|Class III employees||Assistant to Civil Surgeon or Medical Officer of the equivalent status.|
|Class IV employees||A Government Medical Officer of a nearby Hospital or Dispensary.|
Ques 316. The Medical Certificate of a Gazetted Officer appointed in Punjab Home Guard was signed by the Assistant to Civil Surgeon. Whether such a certificate is valid under the rules?
Ans 316. Under rule 3.4 (1) (b) of CSR Vol-1, Part-1, medical certificate of health shall be signed by a Principal Medical Officer or Assistant to Civil Surgeon in the case of a Gazetted Officer of the Punjab Home Guards and the medical examination shall be held in accordance with the standard laid down by the Commandant-General, Punjab Home Guards.
As such certificate is valid under the rules.
Ques 317. A lady Excise & Taxation Officer declared unfit by the Medical Board at the time of her entry into service. She represented that the Medical Board was not competent to declare her unfit, as a woman doctor was not included in the Board. Comments?
Ans 317. The request of the Officer is in accordance with the provisions of rule 3.4 (2) (a) of CSR Vol-1, Part-1, vide which if a female candidate is appointed to a Gazetted post, the Medical Board examining her must consist of a woman doctor.
Ques 318. Whether a candidate, who is likely to be employed in a temporary capacity continuously for a period exceeding three months, is required to produce medical certificate?
Ans 318. As per provision of rule 3.4(4) of CSR Vol-1, Part-1, a candidate who is likely to be employed in a temporary capacity continuously for a period exceeding three months shall produce either before or within a week from the date of employment the medical certificate of health from the competent medical authority.
Ques 319. A permanent Government employee holding a Gazetted post in the Centre, on appointment to a Gazetted post under the Punjab Government, is asked to produce medical certificate. Comments ? (DTO Exam 12/01) (5)
Ans 319. Vide note 2 (11) below rule 3.4 (4) of CSR Vol-1, Part-1, a permanent Govemment employee holding a gazetted post in centre when appointed to a gazetted post under the State Government, need not be subject to fresh medical examination by a Medical Board.
As such action of the authority in asking medical certificate is against the rules.
Ques 320. A non-gazetted employee of the Punjab Government Press, Patiala had resigned and was relieved 31.12.79. On the orders of the State Government he was appointed a fresh on 5.3. 1981. He was allowed to joint duty without medical certificate. Comments?
Ans 320. The action of the competent authority along with the employee to join duty without medical certificate is against the provisions of note 1 (i) below rule 3.3 & note 1 (1) below rule 3.4 (4) of CSR Vol-1. Part-1, vide which production of medical certificate is necessary when a person is re-employed after resignation besides the period of break in service (1.1.80 to 4.3.81) is also more than one year.
Ques 321. A permanent assistant was promoted as Superintendent. He was asked by the Competent Authority to produce a medical certificate of health, from Medical Board as the new post is of Group-B. Comments?
Ans 321. The action of the Competent Authority is against the provisions of note 2 (1) (a) below rule 3.4 (4) of CSR Vol-1, Part-1, vide which if a permanent non-gazetted employee is appointed to Gazetted post (now group B), he need not be required to undergo a fresh medical examination by the Medical Board.
Ques 322. Mr. ‘A’, permanent Section Officer (non-gazetted) of the office of A.G.Punjab was appointed as Assistant Controller (F&A) (Group A post) by the Punjab Government. Whether he is required to undergo a fresh medical examination by a Medical Board?
Ans 322. Vide note 2 (iii) below rule 3.4(4) of CSR Vol-1, Part-1, a permanent Government employee holding a non-gazetted post in Centre, when appointed to a gazetted post under the Punjab Government; He will have to go through a new medical exam with a Medical Board.
As such Mr. A is needed by a Medical Board to undergo a fresh medical examination.
Ques 323. A permanent Gazetted Officer of Haryana Government was selected as PCS Officer in an open competitive examination. He was asked by the Competent Authority to produce fresh medical certificate from Medical Board before joining the post. Comments?
Ans 323. The action of the Competent Authority is against the provisions of note 2 (ii) below rule 3.4 (4) of CSR Vol-1, Part-Il, vide which if a permanent Government employee holding Gazetted post under any other State Government when appointed to a Gazetted post under the State Government need not be subject to a fresh medical examination by a Medical Board.
Ques 324. The District Education Officer (S) Patiala directed a clerk working under him to appear before a Medical Authority to test his physical fitness, as he has reason to believe that he is not physically fit to carry out his duties satisfactorily. Comments? (SAS Qn.)
Ans 324. Under rule 3.5 A of CSR Vol-1, Part-1, In such a situation, the Appointing Authority shall have the authority to demand that a Government employee appear before a Medical Authority to undergo a physical fitness test.
The action of the DEO(S) Patiala is in accordance with the rules, only if, he is appointing Authority of the clerk. Otherwise, his action is against the rules, he should have referred the matter to Appointing Authority for approval and thereafter Clerk was to be directed to appear before the Medical Board.
Ques 325. What is the minimum and maximum age for entry into Government Service?
Ans 325. Vide State Government instructions No. 16781-3GS-62/39458 dated 5.11.62 and 2981-5PP/81/15975 dated 10.10.81 the minimum age for entry into Government service for Class-1, II, III (now Group A, B & C) is 18 years The minimum age for Class IV is 16 years as per rule 3.6 of CSR Vol-1, Part-1, read with Government instruction No.1/7/88-5PP-1/8579 dated 22.5.1996, the maximum age for entry into Government service is 35 years However, there are some relaxations for SC/ST ex-serviceman and technical candidates for maximum age.
Ques 326. It was decided to appoint a Clerk at the age of 37 years. Who is the competent authority to relax the maximum age limit for entry into Government service, in such a case?
Ans 326. Under rule 3.8 of CSR Vol 1 Part 1, the Head of Department is competent authority to relax the age limit in such a case, taking into account the unique circumstances of the situation.
Ques 327. Sh.Dharam Singh, Senior Assistant had been called from his home on Sunday for an urgent official work in his office but he refused to come office on the pica that it was a gazetted holiday. Is this action under the rule? (Assistant Grade)
Ans 327. The action of Sh.Dharam Singh is against the provisions of rule 3.10 of CSR Vol-1, Part-1, vide which whole time of a Government employee is at the disposal of the Government which pays him and He may work in any capacity necessary by the appropriate authority. Under rule 8.15 ibid, a Competent Authority can cancel/revoke leave already sanctioned at any time, if exigency of public service so require. As such he should have attended office for urgent official work.
Ques 328. An official of the Transport Department had to work upto 9.00 PM dally during the month of April 2005 due to rush of payments of yearly Token Tax. He represented that he may be allowed an overtime allowance for 4 hours dally i.e. for the time beyond normal working hours. Comments?
Ans 328. The request of the official is against the provisions of rule 3.10 of CSR Vol 1 Part 1, vide which whole time of a Government employee is at the disposal of Government which pays him and He may work in whatever capacity required by the appropriate authority without request or additional compensation. Besides, he is also not entitled to any honorarium, as it falls within his legitimate duties vide note 1 below 2.30 ibid.
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