LAHORE: The Lahore High Court declared that the families of deceased employees were entitled to a full pension and said that neither the government nor government agencies can withhold pensions or deduct.
According to the details, the Lahore High Court rejected the appeals of the Secretary of Finance and the Accountant General Punjab in a written decision on the pensions of deceased employees and the two-member bank confirmed the decision of the single bank on February 15, 2019 .
In a written decision, the Single Bank ruled that Prof. SA Rashid’s widow, Kanwal Rasheed, was entitled to a full pension, and if a man or woman dies after service or employment, his family is entitled to a full pension . Even if one of the families is employed, you are still entitled to a pension under the law.
The court said that neither the government nor government agencies can allow pensions to be withheld or deducted; In case of death during service or retirement during a man, his wife will be entitled to a full pension and after the death of an employee, the husband’s pension. Shall be entitled.
In the event of the death of former employees, the widow or the children will be entitled to a pension, the Minister of Finance or the General Accountant may not make decisions on the public treasury as custodian.
The court ruled that the Secretary of Finance and the Office of the Accountant General Punjab do not have the legal authority to close any pension or deduct it, and orders the widow to pay the full pension through her decision.
The government’s appeal stated that the single bank ordered Dr. Rasheed’s widow to pay a full pension, according to the law, order a deduction from the pension, the decision of the single bank must be declared invalid.
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