- Govt. of the Punjab, Law and Parliamentary Affairs Department vide No.Reg:3-2/2019(P-U)16050, dated 16th September 2019 issued a letter regarding Final Payment of Group Insurance to Govt. Servants on Retirement.
Implementation of Judgement of Apex Court in Civil Petition No.11-P of 2017, dated 15.02.2018 and Civil Review Petition No.36 of 2018 in Civil Petition No.11-P of 2017 dated 17.04.2018 Regarding Final Payment of Group Insurance to Govt. Servants Retired on Superannuation of Age till date with Full Premium.
I am directed to refer your letter dated 04.08.2019 on the subject and to state that provision of law governing the subject in Punjab and KPK province are not identical. In principal, judgement passed by Peshawar High Court is not applicable for implementation in Punjab. Although, Supreme Court had not upset judgement of Peshawar High Court, yet it did not make any pronouncement to be applied in whole of Pakistan.
There is another aspect, some writ petition are also pending before Honorable Lahore High Court having been filed by retired employees of Punjab Govt. Decision of Honorable High Court be awaited or a policy by Govt. if doled out.
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