Review Committees and procedure thereof
[6A. (1) Notwithstanding anything contained in this Ordinance, as soon as may be, after the commencement of the Government Servants (Review of Penalties) (Amendment) Ordinance, 1977 (XXXVII of 1977), the Government shall constitute a Review Committee in each Ministry for the purpose of reviewing orders and declarations passed or made against persons who were or, but for such orders or declarations, would be non-gazetted officers or employees of that Ministry or of any office or Directorate under it or who were or, but for such orders or declarations, would be officers or employees of any corporation or institution under it holding a status equivalent to that of a non-gazetted Government officer or employee.
(2) A Review Committee shall consist of a Chairman and two other members to be appointed by the Government from among officers of the Ministry concerned:
Provided that the Chairman shall not be an officer below the rank of a Joint Secretary.
(3) The Review Committee shall exercise the same powers and follow the same procedure as are exercised and followed by the Review Board.
(4) A Review Committee shall make its recommendations to the Minister or Adviser in charge of the Ministry concerned who may, on receipt of the recommendations, pass such order as he deems fit, and his order shall be final.
(5) On the constitution of Review Committee in a Ministry,-
(a) all applications pending before the Review Board immediately before such constitution filed by persons mentioned in sub-section (1) shall stand transferred to that Review Committee for disposal; and
(b) all recommendations made to the President by the Review Board in respect of the applications filed by such persons on which the President passed no orders before such constitution shall stand transferred to the Minister or Adviser in charge of that Ministry, who may pass such orders thereon as he deems fit, and his orders shall be final.]