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The Public Servants (Retirement) Act, 1974

( ACT NO. XII Of 1974 )

Optional retirement
9. (1) A public servant may opt to retire from service at any time after he has completed twenty-five years of service by giving notice in writing to the appointing authority at least thirty days prior to the date of his intended retirement :
Provided that such option once exercised shall be final and shall not be permitted to be modified or withdrawn.
1[(2) The Government may, if it considers necessary in the public interest so to do, retire from service a public servant at any time after he has competed twenty-five years of service without assigning any reason.]

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    Sub-section (2) was substituted by section 4 of the Public Servants (Retirement) (Amendment) Ordinance, 1983 (Ordinance No. I of 1983)
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