(Clarification:: Right of Contact Appointment Deceased Servant is survived by two or more widows and/or children’s from these widows?)
Govt of Pakistan, Cabinet Sectt: Establishment Division O.M. / Notification No. 1/39/2013-E-2 (pt), dated 03-08-2016
The Prime Minister’s Assistance Package was revised by the Federal Government as notified by the Establishment Division vide O.M No. 8/10/2013-E2 (Pt) dated 04-December 2015. After revision, number of references have been received from different Ministries/Divisions/Departments with regard to contract appointment under the Item of Employment when the deceased govt employee is survived by more than one widow/children.
2. It is informed that the Prime Minister has been pleased to approve that following addition may further be added in the Revised Assistance Package referred above under ITEM of employment:
“Provided further that in case the deceased government servant is survived by two or more widows and/or children from these widows, right of contact appointment shall be decided in the following manner and order:-
- the first widow or a child (18 years or above in age) from the first widow or a minor child from the first widow as soon as he/she attains age of 18 years but he/she has to exercise the option within the time period (one year from date of death) stipulated vide Establishment Division’s O.M. dated 13-04-2005 and failing that.
- the right to contact appointment shall stand transferred to the 2nd widow or to a child (18 years or above in age) from the 2nd widow or to a child (18 years or above in age) from the 2nd widows or a minor child from the 2nd widow as soon as he/she attains age of 18 years but he/she has to exercise the option within two years of death.
3. All Ministries / Divisions are requested to ensure implementation of the policy clarifications referred to above in letter and spirit. It may also be ensure to circulate the above clarifications to all the departments/sub-ordinate offices under their administrative control.
Special thanks to Mr. Muhammad Ayub from Islamabad provided to us a very helpful O.M.