Article 317 of Constitution of India "Removal and suspension of a member of a Public Service Commission"
(1) Subject to the provisions of clause (3), the Chairman
or any other member of a Public Service Commission shall
only be removed from his office by order of the President on
the ground of misbehaviour after the Supreme Court, on
reference being made to it by the President, has, on inquiry
held in accordance with the procedure prescribed in that
behalf under Article 145, reported that the Chairman or such
other member, as the case may be, ought on any such ground
to be removed.
(2) The President, in the case of the Union Commissionor a Joint Commission, and the Governor in the case of a State Commission, may suspend from office the Chairman or any other member of the Commission in respect of whom a reference has been made to the Supreme Court under clause (1) until the President has passed orders on receipt of the report of the Supreme Court on such reference.
(3) Notwithstanding anything in clause (1), the President
may by order remove from office the Chairman or any other
member of a Public Service Commission if the Chairman or
such other member, as the case may be,-
(a) is adjudged an insolvent; or
(b) engages during his term of office in any paid employment outside the duties of his office; or
(c) is, in the opinion of the President, unfit to continue in office by reason of infirmity of mind or body.
(4) If the Chairman or any other member of a Public Service Commission is or becomes in any way concerned or interested in any contract or agreement made by or on behalf of the Government of India or the Government of a State or participates in any way in the profit thereof or in any benefit or emolument arising therefrom otherwise than as a member and in common with the other members of an incorporated company, he shall, for the purposes of clause (1), be deemed to be guilty of misbehaviour.
Article 318 of Constitution of India "Power to make regulations as to conditions of service of members and staff of the Commission"
In the case of the Union Commission or a
Joint Commission, the President and, in the case of a State
Commission, the Governor of the State may by regulations-
(a) determine the, number of members of the Commission and their conditions of service; and
(b) make provision with respect to the number of members of the staff of the commission and their conditions of service:
Provided that the conditions of service of a member of a Public Service Commission shall not be varied to his disadvantage after his appointment.
What are the Restrictions on the legislative powers of the Union and of the States with regard to trade and commerce? What are Restrictions on trade, commerce and intercourse among States? Article 303 and 304 of Constitution of India, 1949
What is Saving of existing laws and laws providing for State monopolies and Appointment of authority for carrying out the purposes of Articles 301 to 304? Article 305 and 307 of Constitution of India, 1949
What is Service Interpretation? What are the Recruitment and conditions of service of persons serving the Union or a State? What is the Tenure of office of persons serving the Union or a State? Article 308, 309 and 310 of Constitution of India, 1949
What is the terms for Removal and suspension of a member of a Public Service Commission? What are the Power to make regulations as to conditions of service of members and staff of the Commission? Article 317 and 318 of Constitution of India, 1949
What is Prohibition as to the holding of offices by members of Commission on ceasing to be such members? What are the Functions of Public Service Commissions? Article 319 and 320 of Constitution of India, 1949
What is the Power to extend functions of Public Service Commissions? Expenses of Public Service Commission, What are the Reports of Public Service Commissions? Article 321, 322 and 323 of Constitution of India, 1949