Attorney General (Key Points)

In this article we will discuss Attorney General (Key Points)

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Key Points

  • The Attorney General (AG) of India is a part of the Union Executive. AG is the
  • highest law officer in the country.
  • Article 76 of the Constitution provides for the office of AG of India.
  • Appointment and Eligibility:
  • AG is appointed by the President on the advice of the government.
  • S/he must be a person who is qualified to be appointed a judge of the
  • Supreme Court, i.e. s/he must be a citizen of India and must have been a
  • judge of some high court for five years or an advocate of some high court for ten
  • years or an eminent jurist, in the opinion of the President.
  • Term of the Office: Not fixed by the Constitution.
  • Removal: Procedures and grounds for the removal of AG are not stated in the
  • Constitution. S/he holds office during the pleasure of the President(may be
  • removed by the President at any time).

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