How is Attorney General Of India is appointed?

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Saddiya  Anwar asked 15-Feb-2020 in Miscellaneous by Saddiya Anwar

How is Attorney General Of India is appointed?

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Saddiya  Anwar answered 15-Feb-2020 by Saddiya Anwar

How is Attorney General Of India is appointed?

The Attorney General is the highest legal officer of the government of India and is appointed by the President. During the pleasure of the president he holds the office. His qualification should be like that of a judge of the Supreme Court. Though AG is not the member of the Cabinet, he has the right to address in the House of Parliament. However, he has not the right to vote.  

For performing his official duties the AG us entitled to audience in all courts in India. He gives advice on all legal matters and performs other duties of a legal character, referred to him by the President from time to time. He appears before Supreme Court and High Courts in cases involving the Government of India

Finance Commission : This constitutional body is made for distributing financial resources between centre and states. The Finance Commission, according to Article 280, is constituted by the president once in 5 years and it comprises a chairman and four other members appointed by the president.

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