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ARTICLE 148, 149 OF CONSTITUTION OF INDIA 1949

Who is Comptroller and Auditor-General of India? What are the Duties and powers of the Comptroller and Auditor- General? Article 148 and 149 of Constitution of India, 1949

Comptroller and Auditor-General of India and Duties and powers of the Comptroller and Auditor- General are defined under Article 148 and 149 of Constitution of India 1949. Provisions under these Article are:

Article 148 of Constitution of India "Comptroller and Auditor-General of India"

(1) There shall be a Comptroller and Auditor-General of India who shall be appointed by the President by warrant under his hand and seal and shall only be removed from office in like manner and on the like grounds as a Judge of the Supreme Court.

(2) Every person appointed to be the Comptroller and Auditor-General of India shall, before he enters upon his office, make and subscribe before the President, or some person appointed in that behalf by him, an oath or affirmation according to the form set out for the purpose in the Third Schedule.

 

(3) The salary and other conditions of service of the Comptroller and Auditor-General shall be such as may be determined by Parliament by law and, until they are so determined, shall be as specified in the Second Schedule:

Provided that neither the salary of a Comptroller and Auditor-General nor his rights in respect of leave of absence, pension or age of retirement shall be varied to his disadvantage after his appointment.

(4) The Comptroller and Auditor-General shall not be eligible for further office either under the Government of India or under the Government of any State after he has ceased to hold his office.

(5) Subject to the provisions of this Constitution and of any law made by Parliament, the conditions of service of persons serving in the Indian Audit and Accounts Department and the administrative powers of the Comptroller and Auditor-General shall be such as may be prescribed by rules made by the President after consultation with the Comptroller and Auditor-General.

(6) The Administrative expenses of the office of the Comptroller and Auditor-General, including all salaries, allowances and pensions payable to or in respect of pensions serving in that office, shall be charged upon the Consolidated Fund of India.

Article 149 of Constitution of India "Duties and powers of the Comptroller and Auditor- General"

The Comptroller and Auditor-General shall perform such duties and exercise such powers in relation to the accounts of the Union and of the States and of any other authority or body as may be prescribed by or under any law made by Parliament and, until provision in that behalf is so made, shall perform such duties and exercise such powers in relation to the accounts of the Union and of the States as were conferred on or exercisable by the Auditor-General of India immediately before the commencement of this Constitution in relation to the accounts of the Dominion of India and of the Provinces respectively.

Constitution of India 1949

Who is Comptroller and Auditor-General of India? What are the Duties and powers of the Comptroller and Auditor- General? Article 148 and 149 of Constitution of India, 1949

What is Form of accounts of the Union and of the States? What is Audit reports? Article 150 and 151 of Constitution of India, 1949

What are Definitions? Governors of States, What is Executive power of State? What is Appointment of Governor? Article 152, 153, 154 and 155 of Constitution of India, 1949

What is the Term of office of Governor? What are the Qualifications for appointment as Governor? What are the Conditions of Governor’ office? Article 156, 157 and 158 of Constitution of India, 1949

What is Oath or affirmation by Governor? What is Discharge of the functions of the Governor in certain contingencies? Article 159 and 160 of Constitution of India, 1949

What is Power of Governor to grant pardons, etc., and to suspend, remit or commute sentences in certain cases? What is the Extent of executive power of State? Article 161 and 162 of Constitution of India, 1949

What is Council of Ministers to aid and advise Governor? What are Other provisions as to Ministers? Article 163 and 164 of Constitution of India, 1949

How to Appoint Advocate-General for the State? How to Conduct of business of the Government of a State? What are the Duties of Chief Minister as respects the furnishing of information to Governor, etc? Article 165, 166 and 167 of Constitution of India, 1949

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