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F.R. & S.R. – PART III - Leave Rules

CENTRAL CIVIL SERVICES (LEAVE) RULES, 1972

Chapter I Preliminary
1. Short title and commencement:
2. Extent of application:
3. Definitions:
4. Government servants on temporary transfer or on foreign service:
5. Transfer from services or posts governed by other leave rules:
6. Transfer to industrial establishment:
Chapter II General Conditions
7. Right to leave:
8. Regulation of claim to leave:
9. Effect of dismissal, removal or resignation on leave at credit:
10. Commutation of one kind of leave into another:
11. Combination of different kinds of leave:
12. Maximum amount of continuous leave:
13. Acceptance of service or employment while on leave:
Chapter III Grant of and Return from Leave
14. Application for leave:
15. Leave account:
16. Verification of title to leave:
17. Leave not to be granted in certain circumstances:
18. Deleted.
19. Grant of leave on medical certificate to Gazetted and non-Gazetted Government servants:
20. Leave to a Government servant who is unlikely to be fit to return to duty:
21. Commencement and termination of leave:
22. Combination of holidays with leave:
23. Recall to duty before expiry of leave:
24. Return from leave:
25. Absence after expiry of leave:
Chapter IV Kinds of Leave due and Admissible
26. Earned leave for Government servants serving in Departments other than Vacation Departments:
27. Calculation of Earned Leave:
28. Earned leave for persons serving in Vacation Departments:
29. Half pay leave:
30. Commuted leave:
31. Leave not due:
32. Extraordinary leave:
33. Leave to probationer, a person on probation and an apprentice:
34. Persons re-employed after retirement:
35. Deleted.
36. Deleted.
37. Deleted.
38. Leave preparatory to retirement:
38-A. Encashment of Earned Leave along with Leave Travel Concession while in service:
39. Leave/Cash payment in lieu of leave beyond the date of retirement, compulsory retirement or quitting of service:
39-A. Cash equivalent of leave salary in case of death in service:
39-B. Cash equivalent of leave salary in case of invalidation from service:
39-C. Payment of cash equivalent of leave salary in case of death, etc., of Government servant:
39-D. Cash equivalent of leave salary in case of permanent absorption in Public Sector Undertaking/Autonomous Body wholly or substantially owned or controlled by the Central/State Government:
40. Leave Salary:
41. Drawal of leave salary:
42. Advance of Leave salary:
Chapter V Special Kinds of Leave other than Study Leave
43. Maternity Leave:
43-A. Paternity leave:
43-B. Leave to a female Government servant on adoption of a child:
44. Special disability leave for injury intentionally inflicted:
45. Special disability leave for accidental injury:
46. Hospital leave:
47. Seamen’s sick leave:
48. Deleted.
49. Departmental Leave:
Chapter VI Study Leave
50. Conditions for grant of study leave:
51. Maximum amount of study leave:
52. Applications for study leave:
53. Sanction of study leave:
54. Accounting of study leave and combination with leave of other kinds:
55. Regular of study leave extending beyond course of study:
56. Leave Salary during study leave:
57. Conditions for grant of study allowance:
58. Rates of Study Allowance:
59. Procedure for payment of study allowance:
60. Admissibility of allowances in addition to Study Allowance:
61. Travelling Allowance during study leave:
62. Cost of fees for study:
63. Resignation or retirement after study leave or non-completion of the course of study:
Chapter VII Miscellaneous
64. Interpretation:
65. Power to relax:
66. Repeal and saving:
THE FIRST SCHEDULE
THE SECOND SCHEDULE

Note: The Central Civil Services (Leave) Rules, 1972 notified vide S.O. No. 940, dated 8th April, 1972 and were last amended vide notification number GSR 170 dated 1st December, 2009.

Some of the Important OMs issued by the DOPT
1. 04.04.2012 The Central Civil Services (Leave) (Third Amendment) Rules, 2012 - Notification dated the 4th April, 2012. »
2. 29.03.2012 The Central Civil Services (Leave) (Second Amendment) Rules, 2012 - Notification dated the 29th March, 2012. »
3. 28.03.2012 The Central Civil Services (Leave) (Amendment) Rules, 2012 - Notification dated the 28th March, 2012. »
4. 12-05-2011 The Central Civil Services (Leave) (Amendment) Rules, 2011 - Notification dated the 12th May, 2011. »
5. 11-05-2011 Study Leave for Fellowships offered by reputed Institutes. »
6. 07-02-2011 Rate of calculating entitlement to Earned Leave (E.L) and Half Pay Leave (HPL). »
7. 30.12.2010 Child Care Leave to Central Government employees - Clarification. »
8. 07-09-2010 Child Care Leave in respect of Central Government employees as a result of Sixth Central Pay Commission recommendations. »
9. 22-06-2010 Consolidated instructions on Regularization of Unauthorized Absence. »
10. 03-03-2010 Implementation of Government's decision on the recommendations of the Sixth Central Pay Commission - Child Care Leave Waiving of age restriction of 18 years for Government servant having mentally challenged/disabled children. »
11. 01-12-2009 The Central Civil Services (Leave) (Amendment) Rules, 2009. »
12. 18-11-2008 Child Care Leave in respect of Central Government employees as a result of Sixth Central Pay Commission - Clarification. »
13. 11-11-2008 Implementation of the recommendations of the Sixth Central Pay Commission regarding half pay leave facilities to Teachers, Principals, Headmasters, Librarians, Laboratory Assistants and Watermen working in schools under the Central Government. »
14. 29-09-2008 Grant of Child Care Leave to women Government employees - Clarification. »
15. 25-09-2008 Recommendations of the Sixth Central Pay Commission relating to eligibility for encashment of leave. »
16. 25-09-2008 Recommendations of the Sixth Central Pay Commission relating to encashment of leave in respect of Central Government civilian employees. »
17. 11-09-2008 Recommendations of the Sixth Central Pay Commission relating to enhancement of the quantum of Maternity Leave and introduction of Child Care Leave in respect of Central Government employees. »
18. 01-09-2008 Requirement of taking prior permission by Government servants for leaving station/headquarters for going abroad while on leave. »
19. 15-12-2004 Requirement of taking prior permission by Government servants for leaving station/headquarters. »
20. 05-10-2004 Requirement of taking prior permission by Government servants for leaving station/headquarters. »
21. 07-11-2000 Requirement of taking prior permission by Government servants for leaving station/headquarters - Clarification regarding. »
22. 18-05-1994 Requirement of taking prior permission by Government servants for leaving station/headquarters - Clarification regarding. »