Constitution, Various Constitutional Posts, Other Bodies, Article

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Various Constitutional Posts

Table of Various Constitutional Posts
CAGUPSCSPSCECNat Comm SCNat Comm STOfficer Linguistic Minorities
Article148315 - 323315 - 323324338. By 65th amendment (1990) as Nat Comm of SC and ST338A 89th amendment350 B – 7th Amendment.

1957

AppointmentBy presidentChairman and Members by PresidentGovernor (but can be removed only by President)PresidentPresidentPresident
Chair, VC, 3 members
QualificationNoneNone except half the members govt servants 10 yrsNone except half the members govt servants 10 yrs
TenureMax six years till 65 yearsMax six years till 65 years. Single term.Max six years till 62 years. Single termMax six years till 65Determined by Pres. Hold office for 3 yearsDetermined by Pres. Hold office for 3 years
RemovalSame manner and ground as SC judgeBy president: Insolvent, outside employment, infirmity of mind or body. Also misbehaviour has to refer to SC. Binding advicePresident same as UPSCCEC: Same manner and ground at SC judge

Members: cannot be removed without the recommendation of the CEC

Further employmentNot eligible under centre or state govtChairman: Not under the govt or state (except governor) .

Members: Only as UPSC or SPSC chairman

Chairman: As Chairman of UPSC of any other SPSC but no other under govt.

Members: Same except that they can also be appointed as same SPSC chairman

Not debarred from any further employment
Service conditionsDetermined by ParliamentBy president. Jurisdiction can be extended by parliamentSimilar to that of SC Judge
OthersPresident can exclude posts, services and matters from purview of SPSC. Rejected recommendations to be approved by the Appointments CommitteeGovernor can exclude posts, services and matters from purview of SPSCCan regulate its own procedure

Powers of civil court

Also enquires matters relating to OBCs and Anglo Indians

Bifurcated after 89th amendment (2003) . So came into being in 2004

Can regulate its own procedure

Powers of civil court

HQ: Allahabad

Regional office: Belgaum, Chennai, Kolkata

Falls under the ministry of Minority Affairs

Other Bodies

Other Bodies
PCNDCNHRCSHRCCVCCIC
Estd1950 executive resolution1952 executive resolution1993 – Statutory1993 - Statutory1964 – executive res

2003 - statute

2005 – statute
Composition1 Chair, 4 Members, 4 ex-officio members (Chair of Nat com of SC, ST, Minorities, Women)1 Chair, 2 Members1 CVC, 2 VC1 CIC and 10 members. Persons of eminence in public life etc.
QualificationChair: Ex CJI

Members: Ex or serving SC/HC judge; 2 persons having human rights knowledge or experience

Chair: Ex CJI of HC

Members: Ex or serving HCJ/Dist J min 7 year exp and a person having knowledge of HR

AppointmentPresident on recommendation of six member committee – PM, Speaker, Dy Chair (₹) , Leaders of Opposition in Both Houses, Home MinBy Governor on recommendation of committee – (centre counterparts)President – 3 member committeePresident by committee: PL, Leader of Opp. in LS, a Cabinet Minister
Tenure5 years or till age of 705 yrs of till age 704 years or till age of 655 years of 65 age. No reappointment. IC can be appointed as CIC but total term 5years
Further employmentNoNoNo
RemovalBy President. Same as UPSC.By President. Same as UPSC.By President. Same as UPSC.By President. Same as UPSC.
Conditions of servicesBy Central GovtBy State GovtSame as UPSCSame as EC/SC
PowersOf a civil court. Can look into a matter only within one year of its occurance.Powers of Civil court. Can look into a matter only within one year of its occurrence. Can enquire only on HR violations in matters relating to state list and concurrent list.Powers of a civil courtPowers of a civil court

If you know this, you know that

CIC – State IC

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