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Correct Option is 1,2 and 3

The Constitution (Article 76) has provided for the office of the Attorney General for India. He is the highest law officer in the country. 1. He is appointed by the president 2. He must be a person who is qualified to be appointed a judge of the Supreme Court. In other words, he must be a citizen of India and he 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. 3. The term of office of the AG is not fixed by the Constitution. Further, the Constitution does not contain the procedure and grounds for his removal. He holds office during the pleasure of the President. 4. He does not fall in the category of government servants and is not debarred from private legal practice. Hence statements 1,2 and 3 are correct and statement 4 incorrect.

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