THE FUNDAMENTAL RULES OF THE TAMIL NADU GOVERNMENT.
CHAPTER I—EXTENT OF APPLICATION
1. These rules may be called the Fundamental Rules. They shall come into force with effect
from the 1st January 1922.
The President of the Republic of India and the State Government may, by general or special
orders, permit deviations from any provisions of a purely procedural nature contained in any rules
made or confirmed under Article 309 of the Constitution of India provided that such deviations shall
not affect the conditions of service, the pay and allowances or the pensions of officers subject to the
rule-making control of the President of the Republic of India.
2. The Fundamental Rules apply, subject to the provisions of Rule 3, to all Government
servants paid from the Consolidated Fund of the State and to any other class of Government
servants to which Government may by general or special order declare them to be applicable.
The Government may, in relation to service, under their administrative control, other than AllIndia
Services, make rules modifying or replacing any of the Fundamental Rules:
Proviso deleted (G.O.Ms.No.90 P&AR (FR.IV) dt. 5.7.2003 - w.e.f. 19.3.2003).
Note 1.—A Government servant who is paid from the Consolidated Fund of the State and who is
temporarily transferred to any of the Defence Services shall remain subject to these Fundamental
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