What are The Service Termination Rules

Service Termination Rules

When an employee is terminated from service, it is not just the employee who is being oppression, but his/her children and all those who have been dependent on him/her. So, i request with the officials who are working as a management posts, the consequences of your personal resentment is not just for a accused, but a lot of people will be effected. You can think your juniors as your younger brother/sister or son and behave like a family member because Allah knows better, who is right and who is wrong.

All the rules and policies underlying related to the service termination rules extracted from EstaCode 2021.


Service Termination Rules [Federal Government Employees]


The service of a civil servant may be terminated without notice.

During Probation Period:

Provided that, where such civil servant is appointed by promotion on probation or, as the case may be, is transferred from one *[service], cadre or post to another *[service] cadre or post, his service shall not be so terminated so long as he holds a lien against his former post in such *[service] cadre or post but he shall be reverted to his former [service], cadre or post as the case may be;

√ On the expiry of the initial or extended period of his employment; or

√ If the appointment is made adhoc terminable on the appointment of a person on the recommendation of the selection authority, on the appointment of such person.

On Abolition/Reduction of Posts:

Where, on the abolition of a post or reduction in the number of posts in a cadre or *[service] the services of a civil servant are required to be terminated, the person whose services are terminated shall ordinarily be the one who is the most junior in such cadre or
*[service].

On Contract Appointment:

Notwithstanding the provisions of sub-section (1), but subject to the provisions of sub-section (2), the service of a civil servant in temporary employment or appointed adhoc shall be liable to termination on fourteen days’ notice or pay in lieu thereof.

Due To Surplus Post:

Notwithstanding anything contained in this Act, the rules, agreement, contract or the terms and conditions of service, a civil servant who is rendered surplus as a result of re organization or abolition of a Division, department, office or abolition of a post in pursuance of any Government decision may be appointed to a post, carrying basic pay scale equal to the post held by him before such appointment, if he possesses the qualifications and fulfills other conditions applicable to that post:

Provided that where no equivalent post is available he may be offered a lower post in such manner, and subject to such conditions, as may be prescribed and where such civil servant is appointed to a lower post the pay being drawn by him in the higher post immediately preceding his appointment to a lower post shall remain protected].

Without Appointment Through FPSC:

Where it is brought to the notice of the appointing authority that appointment of a person to a civil post was made without observing the prescribed procedure or without fulfilling the prescribed qualification, experience and age limit, it may send a reference to the Federal Public Service Commission for determination whether he is fit to hold the post to which he was appointed and, if not, whether he is fit to hold any other post compatible with his qualification and experience.

On receipt of the advice of the Federal Public Service Commission on a reference made under sub-section (1), the appointing authority may pass such order of appointment or termination of service as may be considered by it to be just and equitable: Provided that if it is proposed to pass order of termination of service in the light of the advice of the Commission, a reasonable opportunity of showing cause against the order of termination, shall be provided.

Where an order of appointment is made on the advice of the Commission, it shall be treated as a case of fresh appointment and seniority of such an appointee shall be determined in accordance with the Civil Servants (Seniority) Rules, 1993].

What are The Service Termination Rules

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