PREAMBLE

In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (1) of article 283 of the Constitution, the President hereby makes the following rules regulating the custody of the Consolidated Fund of India and the Contingency Fund of India, the payment of moneys into such Funds, the withdrawal of moneys therefrom, the custody of public moneys other than those credited to such Funds received by or on behalf of the Government of India, their payment into the Public Account of India and the withdrawal of moneys from such Account and other matters connected therewith or ancillary thereto, namely - Central Government Account (Receipts and Payments) Rules, 1983.