Defence Order – Amendment to Armed Forces Pay Rules and Regulations,2017 (Navy)
[TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE GAZETTE OF INDIA,
PART-II, SECTION 4]
MINISTRY OF DEFENCE
(Department of Defence)
New Delhi, the 20th March,2019.
S.R.O (E) ……- In exercise of the powers conferred by Section 184 of the Navy Act, 1957 (62 of 1957), the Central Government hereby makes the following regulations to amend the Navy Pay Regulations, 2017, namely:-
1. Short title and commencement. – (1) These regulations may be called the Navy Pay (Amendment) Regulations, 2019.
(2) They shall be deemed to have come into force on the 1st day of January, 2016.
2. In the Navy Pay Regulations, 2017, in regulation 5, in sub-regulation (3), for clause (v), the following clause shall be substituted, namely:-
“(v) Group ‘X’ Pay shall be counted as pay for the purpose of computation of dearness allowance and pension”.
[No.1(9)/2016-D (Pay/Services) Part-II]
Joint Secretary to the Government of India
Explanatory Memorandum.— The recommendations of the Seventh Central Pay Commission have been implemented with effect from the 1st day of January, 2016. Likewise, the Defence Personnel of the Union of India are eligible for Seventh Central Pay revision with effect from the 1st day of January, 2016. Accordingly, the said regulations have been given retrospective effect with effect from the 1st day of January, 2016. It is hereby, certified that by giving retrospective effect to the said regulations no one will be adversely affected.
Note:- The Navy Pay Regulations, 2017 were published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, section 4 vide notification number S.R.O. ii(E), dated the 3rd May,2017.