The All India Services (Conduct) Rules, 1968


A member of the Service shall-

(a) strictly abide by any law relating in intoxicating drinks or drugs in force in any area in which he may happen to be for the time being;

(b) not be under the influence of any intoxicating drink or drug during the course of his duty and shall also take due care that the performance of his duties at any time is not affected in any way by the influence of such drink or drug;

(bb) not consume any intoxicating drink or drug in a public place;

(c) not appear in a public place in a state of intoxication;

(d) not use such drinks or drugs to excess.

Explanation.- For the purpose of this rule, 'public place' means any place or premises (including a conveyance) to which the public have or are permitted to have, access whether on payment or otherwise.

Government of India Decisions »