CHAPTER IV.- THE UNION JUDICIARY
146. Officers and servants and the expenses of the Supreme Court
(1) Appointments of officers and servants of the Supreme Court shall
be made by the Chief Justice of India or such other Judge or officer
of the Court as he may direct:
Provided that the President may by rule require that in such cases as
may be specified in the rule, no person not already attached to the
Court shall be appointed to any office connected with the Court, save
after consultation with the Union Public Service Commission.
(2) Subject to the provisions of any law made by Parliament, the
conditions of service of officers and servants of the Supreme Court
shall be such as may be prescribed by rules made by the Chief Justice
of India or by some other Judge or officer of the Court authorised by
the Chief Justice of India to make rules for the purpose:
Provided that the rules made under this clause shall, so far as they
relate to salaries, allowances, leave or pensions, require the
approval of the President.
(3) The administrative expenses of the Supreme Court, including all
salaries, allowances and pensions payable to or in respect of the
officers and servants of the Court, shall be charged upon the
Consolidated Fund of India, and any fees or other moneys taken by the
Court shall form part of that Fund.