Consider the following statements about Advocate General:

  1. The Advocate General is appointed by the Chief Minister of the State
  2. His term of office and salary is determined by the State Legislature

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [D] Neither 1 nor 2

First statement is incorrect because Advocate General is appointed by the Governor of the State. Second statement is incorrect because Advocate General holds the office during the pleasure of governor. Advocate General receives remuneration as the governor may determine.

This question is a part of GKToday's Integrated IAS General Studies Module