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Court of Administration

In the name of God most merciful

Framing of a Constitution in order to dispel the confusion in Departments and to remove mismanagement from the Military and Civil Administration which is proper and indispensable for the working of the Constitution and the institution of a Court which is essential – the following being the important regulations for the same:

I. A Court shall be instituted which shall be named “Court of Administration” i.e. `Jalsa-I-Intizam-I-Fauji Wa Mulki’.

II. Ten members shall be appointed (elected to) on this Court, as per details – six from Military and four from Civil: From amongst those of the Military two from Infantry, two from Cavalry and two from Artillery; four from (Civil).

III. Out of the above ten, one shall unanimously be elected as a President and one as Vice President. The President shall have two votes, and Secretaries shall be appointed in every department as need be. Five of these shall form a quorum.

IV. The following oath shall be administered to each at the time of their taking over, “I shall discharge my duties with honesty and sincerity and shall not show any nepotism and shall work with great labour and profound deliberation and deep thought and shall not miss even the minutest details of administration and shall not directly or indirectly resort to extortion, force or partiality but shall make efforts to carry on the administration in a manner as to ensure the solidarity of the Government and the well-being and comfort of its subjects and shall not disclose to any one either directly or indirectly the decisions arrived at by the Court without the permission of the Court or that of Sahib-i-Alam.

V. The election of the Court shall take place thus: Two members from the Infantry, two from the Cavalry and two from the Artillery with majority of votes. They should be senior in service, competent, experienced, suitable and wise. But if there is a person who is competent, wise, intelligent and capable of serving at the Court but is not senior in service, this alone cannot debar him from appointment (election) to the Court. The other four Civilian members shall also be likewise appointed (elected).

VI. If after the appointment of the above ten members any one of them would express any opinion, in the general meeting of the Court, prompted by insincerity, dishonesty and nepotism, he shall be expelled from membership with the unanimous decision of the Court and his substitute shall be appointed in accordance with Clause V.

VII. All the administrative matters shall first be reported for decision to the Court. After the decision of the same by a majority of votes it shall be submitted for the concurrence of the Sahib-i-Alam Bahadur to whom the Court shall be subordinate. After the concurrence of Sahib-i-Alam Bahadur the decisions shall be submitted for the information to His Majesty. No order regarding Military or Civil Administration shall be given effect to without the decision of the Court, concurrence of Sahib-i-Alam and the information of His Majesty. If Sahib-i-Alam does not concur in any decision of the Court it will be referred back to the latter for reconsideration. If again there is a difference of opinion between Sahib-i-Alam Bahadur and the decision of the Court it shall be submitted to His Majesty, whose orders shall be final.

VIII. No one else but the members of the Court, Sahib-i-Alam Bahadur and His Majesty shall be allowed to attend the meetings of the Court. If any one from among the members of the Court is absent from the meeting on strong valid grounds, the decision of the remaining members of the Court arrived at by the majority of votes shall be considered as the decision of the full Court.

IX. If a member wants to move a resolution into the Court, he shall get it seconded by some other member and shall then submit it with the unanimous opinion of two members.

X. When a resolution is moved in the Court in accordance with Clause IX, the mover shall first of all deliver a speech and he shall not be interrupted by others till he finishes. If any member of the Court raises any objection he shall be allowed to so without being interrupted during his speech. If some third person makes a speech against the objector and moves an amendment or modification and the rest of the Court is silent, each member shall pen down his views separately and the decisions shall be arrived at in accordance with the majority of votes. After the approval, the decision shall be communicated to the Secretary of each Department.

XI. The members of the Court elected by the different departments of the army stipulated in Clause II shall act as the administrators of the department (of the army) concerned and a Committee of four persons shall be constituted under them, in accordance with Section IV and Secretaries shall also be appointed on this Committee as the need be. The decision arrived at by the majority of opinion in the Committee shall be placed before the Court through the officers concerned and the Court shall act according to Clause VII and the same procedure shall be followed in all Military and Civil Departments.

XII. The Court shall have the powers to amend the Constitution by majority of votes at any time.

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