315. Public Service Commissions for the Union and for the States.-
SERVICES UNDER THE UNION AND THE STATES
II.-PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSIONS
(1) Subject to the provisions of this article, there shall be a Public
Service Commission for the Union and a Public Service Commission for
(2) Two or more States may agree that there shall be one Public
Service Commission for that group of States, and if a resolution to
that effect is passed by the House or, where there are two Houses, by
each House of the Legislature of each of those States, Parliament may
by law provide for the appointment of a Joint State Public Service
Commission (referred to in this Chapter as Joint Commission) to serve
the needs of those States.
(3) Any such law as aforesaid may contain such incidental and
consequential provisions as may be necessary or desirable for giving
effect to the purposes of the law.
(4) The Public Service Commission for the Union, if requested so to do
by the Governor_263*** of a State, may, with the approval of the
President, agree to serve all or any of the needs of the State.
(5) References in this Constitution to the Union Public Service
Commission or a State Public Service Commission shall, unless the
context otherwise requires, be construed as references to the
Commission serving the needs of the Union or, as the case may be, the
State as respects the particular matter in question.