Subject to the provisions of rule 9, and sub-rule (2) of this rule, the maximum earned leave that can be granted to a member of the service at a time shall be 180 days:
Provided that earned leave granted as preparatory to retirement shall be subject to a maximum of 300 days.
Earned leave may be granted to a member of the Service exceeding a period of 180 days but not exceeding 240 days, if the entire leave so granted or any portion thereof is spent outside India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, 22Nepal and Pakistan:
Provided that where earned leave exceeding a period of 120 days is granted under this sub-rule, the period of such leave spent in India shall not in the aggregate exceed 120 days.
12(1) The half pay leave account of every member of Service shall subject to the provisions of sub-rule (2), be credited with half pay leave in advance in two installments of ten days each on the first day of January and July of every calendar year.
12(2) (a) The leave shall be credited to the said leave account at the rate of 5/3 days for each completed calendar month of service which he is likely to render in the half year of the calendar year in which he is appointed.
12(2) (b) The credit for the half year in which a member of Service is due to retire or resign from the service shall be allowed at the rate of 5/3 days per completed calendar month up to the date of retirement or resignation.
12(2) (c) When a member of the Service is removed or dismissed from service or dies while in service, credit of half pay leave shall be allowed at the rate of 5/3 days per completed calendar month up to the end of the calendar month preceding the calendar month in which he is removed or dismissed from service or dies in service.
12(3) The leave under this rule may be granted on medical certificate or on private affairs.
Can be availed only on Medical Grounds by producing medical certificate
13(1)Commuted leave not exceeding half the amount of half pay leave due may be granted on medical certificate to a member of the Service subject to the condition that twice the amount of such leave shall be debitable to the half pay leave due.
13(2) Commuted leave for a period not exceeding ninety days may be granted to a member of the Service during his entire service when such leave is availed of for course of study which is certified to be in public interest by the Government.
13(3) No commuted leave may be granted under this rule unless the Government has reason to believe that the member of the Service will return to duty on its expiry.
13(4)Where a member of the Service who has been granted commuted leave resigns from service or, at his request, is permitted to retire voluntarily without returning to duty, the commuted leave shall be treated as half pay leave and the difference between leave salary in respect of commuted leave and half pay leave shall be recovered:
Provided that no such recovery shall be made if the retirement is by reason of ill-health incapacitating the member of the Service for further service or in the event of his death.
Leave Not Due
Not exceeding 360 days during his entire service on medical certificate.
14. Leave not due—Save in the case of leave preparatory to retirement leave not due may be granted to a member of the Service for a period not exceeding 360 days during his entire service 26[ ] on medical certificate.
NOTE— (1) Leave not due shall not be granted to a member of the Service unless the Government is satisfied that as far as can be reasonably foreseen, he will return to duty and earn an equal amount of half pay leave. Leave not due shall be debited against the half pay leave the member of the Service may earn subsequently.
(2) A member of the Service who is invalidated during the currency of or at the end of a period of leave not due, shall be retired from the date of expiry of such leave not due.
(3) Where a member of the Service who has been granted leave not due under this rule applies for and is granted permission to retire, the leave not due shall be cancelled and his retirement shall have effect from the date on which such leave commenced.
May be granted to a member of the Service under special circumstances
15 (1) Subject to the provisions of rule 7, extraordinary leave may be granted to a member of the Service in the following special circumstances, that is to say—
15 (1) (a) When no other kind of leave is admissible, or
15 (1) (b) When any other kind of leave is admissible but the member of the Service applies in writing for the grant of extraordinary leave.
15 (2) Government may retrospectively convert periods of absence without leave into extraordinary leave even when any other kind of leave was admissible at the time when absence without leave commenced.
15 (3) Extraordinary leave shall not be debited to the leave account.
Special Disability leave
May be combined with leave of any other kind, under rule 16 (1)
16 (1) Special disability leave, which may be combined with leave of any other kind, may be granted to a member of the Service under such conditions as may be prescribed in the regulations made in this behalf by the Central Government in consultation with the State Governments concerned.
16 (2) Such leave shall not be debited to the leave account except as provided in sub-rule (6) of rule 20.
16 (3) Such leave may be granted on more than one occasion if the disability is aggravated or reproduced in similar circumstances on a later date but not more than twenty-four months of such leave in all shall be granted in consequence of any one disability.
16 (4) When a member of the Service suffers an injury while on service under the Armed Forces, any period of leave granted under the leave rules applicable in the Armed Forces in respect of that injury shall be treated as leave granted under this rule.
Applicable for 2 Children 180 days each under AIS (Leave rules) 1955 sub rule 18(1)
18(1) Maternity leave may be granted to a woman member of the Service with less than two surviving children on full pay up to a period of 180* days from the date of its commencement. During such period, she shall be paid leave salary equal to the pay drawn immediately before proceeding on leave.
18 (2) Such leave shall not be debited to the leave account .
18 (3) Maternity leave may be combined with leave of any other kind. Notwithstanding the requirement of production of medical certificate contained in rule 13 and rule 14, leave of the kind due and admissible (including commuted leave for a period not exceeding 60 days and leave not due) up to a maximum of two year*, may, if applied for, be granted in continuation of maternity leave granted under sub-rule (1).
NOTE: Maternity leave may be granted in cases of miscarriage including abortion subject to the condition that the leave applied for does not exceed six weeks and the application for leave is supported by a medical certificate.
18(A) Leave to a female member of Service on adoption of child—
(1) A female member of the Service with less than two surviving children, on valid adoption of a child below the age of one year, may be granted child adoption leave for a period of 180 days immediately after the date of such adoption:
Provided that child adoption leave shall not be admissible where such member is already having two or more surviving children at the time of such adoption.
(2) During the period of child adoption leave, such member shall be paid leave salary equal to the pay drawn immediately before proceeding on leave.
(3) Child adoption leave can be combined with leave of any other kind.
(4) In continuation of child adoption leave granted under sub-rule( 1), a female member of the Service on valid adoption of a child, if so applies, may also be granted leave of the kind due and admissible (including commuted leave without production of medical certificate for a period not exceeding 60 days and leave not due), for such period and in such manner as may be specified hereunder, namely:-
a) if the age of the adopted child is less than one month on the date of adoption, leave up to one year may be allowed;
b) if the age of the child is six months and above but less than seven months, leave up to six months may be allowed;
c) if the age of the child is nine months and above but less than ten months, leave up to three months may be allowed:
(5) Child adoption leave shall not be debited against the leave account.
15 days within 6 months of Child Birth as per sub rule 18 (b) only for 2 children's
(1) A male member of the Service (including a probationer) with less than two surviving children, may be granted paternity leave by an authority competent to grant leave for a period of 15 days, during the confinement of his wife for childbirth, i.e. up to 15 days before, or up to six months from the date of delivery of the child.
(2) During such period of 15 days, he shall be paid leave salary equal to the pay drawn immediately before proceeding on leave.
(3) The paternity leave may be combined with leave of any other kind.
(4) The paternity leave shall not be debited against the leave account.
(5) If paternity leave is not availed of within the period specified in sub rule (1), such leave shall be treated as lapsed.
Note:- The paternity leave shall not normally be refused under any circumstances.
Paternity leave for Child adoption
15 days within 6 months of Child Birth as per sub rule 18 (c)
(1) A male member of the Service (including a probationer) with less than two surviving children, on valid adoption of a child below the age of one year, may be granted Paternity Leave by the competent authority for a period of 15 days, within a period of six months from the date of such adoption:
Provided that such leave shall not be refused under any circumstances
(2) During the period of Paternity Leave, such member shall be paid leave salary equal to the pay drawn immediately before proceeding on leave.
(3) The Paternity Leave may be combined with leave of any other kind.
(4) The Paternity Leave shall not be debited against the leave account.
(5) If Paternity Leave is not availed within the period specified in sub-rule (1), such leave shall be treated as having lapsed.
Child Care Leave
730 days combined for 2 children up to their age of 18 (only of female officers) as per sub rule 18 (D)
(1) A female member of the Service having minor children below the age of eighteen years may be granted child care leave by the competent authority for a maximum of 730 days during her entire service for taking care of up to two children.
(2) During the period of child care leave, such member shall be paid leave salary equal to the pay drawn immediately before proceeding on leave.
(3) Child care leave may be combined with leave of the kind due and admissible.
(4) Notwithstanding the requirement of production of medical certificates contained in sub-rule (1) of rule 13 or rule 14, leave of the kind due and admissible (including commuted leave not exceeding 60 days and leave not due) up to a maximum of one year, if applied for, be granted in continuation of child care leave granted under sub-rule(1).
(5) Child care leave may be availed in more than one spell.
(6) Child care leave shall not be debited against the leave account of the member of the Service.
Conversion of one kind of leave in to another
May convert any kind of leave retrospectively into leave of a different kind, which may be admissible
19 (1) At the request of a member of the Service, the Government may convert any kind of leave retrospectively into leave of a different kind, which may be admissible, but the member of the Service cannot claim such conversion as a matter of right.
19 (2) If one kind of leave is converted into another the amount of leave salary admissible shall be recalculated and arrears of leave salary paid or amounts overdrawn recovered, as the case may be.
A member of the Service on earned leave is entitled to leave salary equal to the pay drawn immediately before proceeding on earned leave,
20 (1) A member of the Service on earned leave is entitled to leave salary equal to the pay drawn immediately before proceeding on earned leave, 20 (2) A member of the Service on half pay leave or leave not due is entitled to leave salary equal to half the amount specified in sub-rule (1).
20 (3) A member of the Service on commuted leave is entitled to leave salary equal to the amount admissible under sub-rule (1).
20 (4) A member of the Service on extraordinary leave is not entitled to any leave salary.
20 (5) A member of the Service on special disability leave shall be entitled, in respect or the initial period of 120 days, to leave salary in accordance with sub-rule (1).
20 (6) In respect of special disability leave beyond the initial period of 120 days leave salary equal to the amount specified in sub-rule (1), may be granted at the option of the member of the Service for a further period limited to the number of days of earned leave due to him in which case the earned leave account shall be debited with half the number of days for which leave salary is granted under this sub-rule.
20 (7) The leave salary during special disability leave in respect of any period not covered by sub-rules (5) and (6) shall be at the rate specified in sub rule (2).
Maximum Period of absence from Duty
No member of the Service shall be granted leave of any kind for a continuous period exceeding five years.
7. Maximum period of absence from duty—(1) No member of the Service shall be granted leave of any kind for a continuous period exceeding five years.
(2) A member of the Service shall be deemed to have resigned from the service if he -
(a) is absent without authorisation for a period exceeding one year from the date of expiry of sanctioned leave or permission, or
(b) is absent from duty for a continuous period exceeding five years even if the period of unauthorized absence is for less than a year, or
(c) continues of foreign service beyond the period approved by the Central Government:
Provided that a reasonable opportunity to explain the reason for such absence or continuation of foreign service shall be given to the member of the Service before the provisions of this sub-rule are invoked.
Combination of Leave
Except as otherwise provided in these rules, any kind of leave under these rules may be granted in combination with or in continuation of any other kind of leave
8. Combination of leave—Except as otherwise provided in these rules, any kind of leave under these rules may be granted in combination with or in continuation of any other kind of leave.
Encashment of earned leave at the time of availing Leave Travel Concession
Encashment of earned leave at the time of availing Leave Travel Concession
20(C) Encashment of earned leave at the time of availing Leave Travel Concession —
(1) A member of the Service may be sanctioned encashment of ten days of earned leave out of the total earned leave at his credit while availing leave travel concession if —
(i) The total earned leave encased under this rule during the entire service of such member does not exceed sixty days;
Provided that the encashment of earned leave up to ten days at the time of availing leave travel concession is without any linkage to the number of days and the nature of leave availed by the member of the Service while proceeding on leave travel concession.
(iii) A balance of at least thirty days earned leave remains at the credit of the member of the Service after availing of the earned leave during leave travel concession.
(2) The earned leave encased under this rule shall not** be deducted from the total earned leave encashable by a member of the Service at the time of superannuation, resignation or death, as the case may be.
(3) The amount admissible in case of encashment of earned leave under sub-rule (1) shall be equal to the corresponding leave salary.
(4) Where both husband and wife are members of the Services, the encashment of leave equal to ten days at the time of availing Leave Travel Concession shall continue to be available to both, subject to the provisions of clause (i) of sub-rule (1).
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