The General Clauses Act, 1897
Powers and Functionaries
Section 16: Power to appoint to include power to suspend or dismiss.
16. Where, by any 1[Central Act] or Regulation, a power to make any appointment is conferred, then, unless a different intention appears, the authority having 2[for the time being] power to make the appointment shall also have power to suspend or or dismiss any person appointed 3[whether by itself or any other authority] in exercise of that power.
1. Subs. by the A.O. 1937, for “Act of the Governor General in Council”.
2. Ins. by Act 18 of 1928, s. 2 and the First Schedule.
3. Subs. by s. 2 and the First Schedule by Act 18 of 1928, for “by it”.
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