13th. May, 1951.
1. Short title. This Act may be called the President' s Emoluments and Pension Act, 1951.
1A. Emoluments of the President. There shall be paid to thePresident by way of emoluments twenty thousand rupees per mensem.
(1) ] Pension to retiring Presidents. There shall be paid to every person who ceases to hold office as President, either by the expiration of his term of office or by resignation of his office, a pension of one lakh twenty thousand rupees per annum for the remainder of his life. (2) Subject to any rules that may be made in this behalf, every such person shall, for the remainder of his life, be entitled- (a) to the use of a furnished residence (including its maintenance), without payment of rent, a telephone and a motor- car, free of charge or to such car allowance as may be specified in the rules-, (b) to secretarial staff consisting of a Private Secretary, a Personal Assistant and a Peon, and office expenses the total expenditure on which shall not exceed twelve thousand rupees per annum; (c) to medical attendance and treatment free of charge. (d) to travel anywhere in India, accompanied by one person, by highest class by air, rail or steamer. Explanation.-- For the purposes of this sub- section " residence" shall have the meaning assigned to it in the Salaries and allowances of Ministers Act, 1952 (2A) Subject to any rules that may be made in this behalf, the spouse of every such person shall, for the remainder of life, be entitled to medical attendance and treatment, free of charge.] (3) Where any such person is re- elected to the office of President, such person or the spouse of such person shall not be entitled to any benefit under this section for the period during which such person again holds that office.]]
3. Free medical attendance and treatment to spouse of President dying in office. Subject to any rules that may be made in this behalf, the spouse of a person who dies while holding the office ofPresident shall, for the remainder of life, be entitled to medical attendance and treatment, free of charge.]
4. Sums to be charged on the Consolidated Fund of India. Any sum] payable under this Act shall be charged on the ConsolidatedFund of India.
(1) The Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, make rules for carrying out the purposes of this Act.] (2) Every rule made by the Central Government under this Act shall be laid, as soon as may be after it is made, before each House of Parliament, while it is in session, for a total period of thirty days which may be comprised in one session or in two or more successive sessions, and if, before the expiry of the session immediately following the session or the successive sessions aforesaid, both Houses agree in making any modification in the rule or both Houses agree that the rule should not be made, the rule shall thereafter have effect only in such modified form or be of no effect, as the case may be; so, however, that any such modification or annulment shall be without prejudice to the validity of anything previously clone under that rule.