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Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Eligibility of children from a void or voidable marriage for family pension - clarification regarding
No.l/16/1996-P&PW (E) (voUI)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, P.G. Pensions
Department of Pension Pensioners' Welfare
3rd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhavan,
Khan Market, New Delhi
Dated: 27th November, 2012
Sub: Eligibility of children from a void or voidable marriage for family pension -
The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department's a.M. No.1/16/96-P&PW(E),
dated 2.12.1996 whereby it was clarified that Pensionary benefits will be granted to children
of a deceased Government servant/pensioner from void or voidable marriages when their
turn comes in accordance with Rule 54(8). It is mentioned in Para 4 of the a.M. that "It
may be noted that they will have no claim whatsoever to receive family pension as long as
the legally wedded wife is the recipient of the same.
2. The matter has been re-examined in consultation with the Ministry of Law and Justice
(Department of Legal Affairs) and Ministry of Finance (Department of Expenditure). It has
been decided that in supersession of Para 4 of the a.M., ibid, dated 2.12.1996, the share of
children from illegally wedded wife in the family pension shall be payable to them in the
manner given under sub-rule 7 (c) of Rule 54 of CCS (Pension) Rules, 1972, along with the
legally wedded wife.
It has also been decided that in past cases, no recovery from the previous beneficiary
should be made. On receipt of an application from eligible child/children of the deceased
Government employee/pensioner born to an ineligible mother, a decision regarding division
or otherwise of family pension may be taken by the competent authority after satisfying
himself/herself about veracity of facts and entitlement of the applicant (s).
4. As regards pensioners/family pensioners belonging to the Indian Audit and Accounts
Departments, these Orders issue after consultation with the Comptroller and Auditor
General of India. . .
5. This issues with the concurrence of Department of Legal Affairs vide their FrS No.
3036, dated 17.10.2012.
6. This issues with the 'concurrence of Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure
vide their I.D. No.530/E.V/2012, dated 23.11.2012.
Under Secretary to the Govt. of India
Tel. No. 24644632
All MinistrieslDepartments of the Government of India
0/0 The Comptroller & Auditor General of India,
0/0 The Controller General of Accounts, Lok Nayak Bhavan, New Delhi.
Friday, November 23, 2012
DATE OF EXAMINATION 23.12.2012
LAST DATE FOR APPLICATION SUBMITION 27.11.2012
NAME OF THE DIVISION
UR-1 OBC -1
BG SORTING RMS
RMS Q DVN
UR-2, SC-1, OBC-1
REF---C.O.Letter R&E/2-19/2009 DTD 7/11/2012