Section 29 in The Indian Council of World Affairs Act, 2001
Title: Repeal and saving
(1) The Indian Council of World Affairs (Second) Ordinance, 2001 (Ord. 3 of 2001) is hereby repealed.
(2) Notwithstanding the repeal of the said Ordinance, anything done or any action taken under the said Ordinance shall be deemed to have been done or taken under the corresponding provisions of this Act.
Title: Short title
This Act may be called 1[the Election Commission (Conditions of Service of Election Commissioners and Transaction of Business)] Act, 1991.
1. Subs by Act 4 of 1994, s. 3, ibid., for "the Chief Election Commissioner and other Election Commissioners (Conditions of Service)" (w.e.f. 1-10-1993)
In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,--
(a) "Chief Election Commissioner" means the Chief Election Commissioner appointed under articles 324 of the Constitution;
1[(b) "Election Commission" means the Election Commission referred to in article 324 of the Constitution;]
2[(c)] "Election Commissioner" means any other Election Commissioner appointed under article 324 of the Constitution.
1. Ins. by s. 4,ibid. (w.e.f. 1-10-1993).
2. Clause (b) shall be re-lettered as clause (c) by s. 4, ibid. (w.e.f. 1-10-1993).
1***There shall be paid to the Chief Election Commissioner 2[and other Election Commissioners] a salary which is equal to the salary of a Judge of the Supreme Court:
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Provided that if a person who, immediately before the date of assuming office as the Chief Election Commissioner or, as the case maybe, an Election Commissioner, was in receipt of, or, being eligible so to do, had election to draw, a pension(other than a disability or wound pension) in respect of any previous service under the Government of the Union or under the Government of a State, his salary in respect of service as the Chief Election Commissioner or, as the case may be, an Election Commissioner shall be reduced—
(a) by the amount of that pension; and
(b) if he had, before assuming office, received, in lieu of a portion of the pension due to him in respect of such previous service, the commuted value thereof, by the amount of that portion of the pension.
1. The brackets and figure (1) omitted by s. 5, ibid.(w.e.f. 1-10-1993).
2. Ins. by s. 5, ibid. (w.e.f. 1-10-1993).
3. Certain brackets, figure and words omitted by s. 5, ibid. (w.e.f. 1-10-1993).
Title: Term of office
The Chief Election Commissioner or an Election Commissioner shall hold office for a term of six years from the date on which he assumes his office:
1[Provided that where the Chief Election Commissioner or an Election Commissioner attains the age of sixty-five years before the expiry of the said term of six years, he shall vacate his office on the date on which he attains the said age:]
Provided further that the Chief Election Commissioner or an Election Commissioner may, at any time, by writing under his hand addressed to the President, resign his office.
Explanation--.For the purpose of this section, the term of six years in respect of the Chief Election Commissioner or an Election Commissioner holding office immediately before the commencement of this Act, shall be computed from the date on which he had assumed office.
1. Subs by Act 4 of 1994, s. 6, for the first proviso (w.e.f. 1-10-1993).