Govt of the Punjab, Services & General Administration Department has issued Notification No. NO.SOR (III) (S&GAD)2-10/2007 dated 22-10-2007 in connection with amendment in Rule 17-A of the Punjab Civil Servants (Appointments and Conditions of Service) Rules 1974- Clarification Regarding Provision of the Job If the Deceased Employee Has More Than One Wife.
According to this Notification, a question has been arisen that where a deceased civil servant had more than one wife and the family does not agree on the point as to which of the two wives or their children are to be considered for appointment under the rules.
It is clarified that in case there are two wives of a civil servant, the 1st wife or her children (1st Family) are entitled to get employment under Rule 17-A. If no one from the 1st wife and her children (1st Family) applies for the job, the right of appointment shall be available to the second wife or her children (second family).
The concerned Appointing Authority shall satisfy himself about the number of families, family members and eligibility of the applicant for the job.
Special Thanks to Mr. Azim Ali, Education Department, Gujranwala for sending the supporting documents.