(c) "Chalrman'means" a person appointed9S such under Clause (1) of Article 316 of
(d) "Commission" means the Sikkim Public Service Commission constituted under
Article 315 of 'the Constitution.
(e) "Commntee" means a Committee constituted by the Commission.
(f) "Competent Authority" means an Authority which is empowered to take decision
on the relevant subject under these rules.
(g)"Constitution" means the Constitution of India.
(h)"Controller of Examination" means an officer of the Commission authorised by the
Commission to act as such.
(i)"Examiner" means a person appointed by the Commission for evaluation of answer
books of an examination conducted by the Commission, and includes Joint
(j) "Government' means the Government of Sikkim.
(k)"Initiating Member" means the Member who proposes a discussion on any matter
or to whom the file is first sent for his opinion/orders in accordance with the
allocation of business.
(I)"Interview" means interview of candidates for Personality Test..
(m) "Member' means a person appointed as such under Clause (1) of Article 316 of
(n)"Order of Distribution of Work" means order of distribution of work among officers
and staff as approved by the competent authority.
(0) "Officer' means Secretary and all other- officers of the Secretariat.
(p)"Presiding Member" means the Member who presides over the meeting of the
Commission inthe absence of the Chairman.
(q) "Secretariat' means an office under the Commission where all the works of the
Commission are carried out.
(r)"Secretary" means Secretary to the Commission as appointed from time to time
under the Sikkim Public Service Commission (Staff) Regulation, 1983and includes
an officer authorised by the Chairman to perform all or any of the functions of
the Secretary during his absence,
(s) "Staff' means a person holding a post either in Group C or Group D in the