Indian Bare Acts

THE ADMINISTRATORS-GENERAL ACT, 1963

Title : THE ADMINISTRATORS-GENERAL ACT, 1963

Year : 1963



(1) The State Government shall appoint an Administrator-General for the State:

Provided that nothing herein contained shall be deemed to bar the appointment of the same person as Administrator-General for two or more States.

(2) No person shall be appointed to the office of Administrator-
General unless he has been for at least-

(a) Seven years an advocate; or

(b) Seven years an attorney of a High Court; or

(c) Ten years a member of the judicial service of a State;or

(d) Five years a Deputy Administrator-General.



(1) The State Government may appoint a Deputy or Deputies to assist the Administrator-General; and any Deputy so appointed shall, subject to the control of the State Government and the general or special orders of the Administrator-General, be competent to discharge any of the duties and to exercise any of the powers of the Administrator-General, and when discharging such duties or exercising such powers shall have the same privileges and be subject to the same liabilities as the Administrator-General.

(2) No person shall be appointed as a Deputy under this section unless he has been for at least three years-

(a) An advocate; or

(b) An attorney of a High Court; or

(c) A member of the judicial service of a State.



The Administrator-General shall be a corporation sole by the name of the Administrator-General of the State for which he is appointed, and, as such Administrator-General, shall have perpetual succession and an official seal, and may sue and be sued in his corporate name.

(a) Grant of letters of administration and probate
Last updated on May, 2016

Find a Lawyer