Central Employees Benevolent Fund and Group Insurance (Amendment) Act 1975

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ACT XXV OF 1975

CENTRAL EMPLOYEES BENEVOLENT FUND AND GROUP INSURANCE (AMENDMENT) ACT, 1975

An Act to amend the Central Employees Benevolent Fund and Group Insurance Act, 1969

[Gazette of Pakistan, Extraordinary, Part I, 20th February 1975]

The following Act of Parliament received the assent of the President on tae 15th Februar~1975, and is hereby published for general information :-

Whereas it is expedient to amend the Central Employees Benevolent Fund and Group Insurance Act, 1969 (II of 1969), for the purposes hereinafter appearing:

It is hereby enacted as follows :-

1. Short title and commencement.---(1) This Act may be called the Central Employees Benevolent Fund and Group Insurance (Amendment) Act, 1975.

(2) It shall come into force at once.

**2. General Amendments, Act II of 1969.---**In the Central Employees Benevolent Fund and Group Insurance Act, 1969 (II of 1969), hereinafter referred to as the said Act,-

(a) for the words "Central Government", wherever occurring, the words, Federal Government" shall be substituted;

(b) for the words "Central Employees Benevolent Fund" wherever occurring, the word; "Federal Employees Benevolent Fund" shall be sub stituted; and

(c) for the words "Central Employees Insurance Fund", wherever occurring, the words "Federal Employees Insurance Fund" shall be Substituted.

**3. Amendment of section 1. Act II of 1969.-**In the said Act, in section 1, for the words, comma and figure "Central Employees Benevolent Fund sad Group Insurance Act, 1969" the words, comma and figure "Federal Employees Benevolent Fund and Group Insurance Act, 1969" shall be substituted.

**4. Amendment of section 2, Art II of 1969.-**In the said Act, in section 2,--

(A) for clause (4),-the following shall be substituted namely:--

"(4) "employee" means,-

(a) any person who is a member of an All-Pakistan Service or of a civil service of she Federation, or who holds a civil post in connection with the affairs of the Federation;

(b) any person appointed to the secretarial staff of the National Assembly or of the Senate whose terms and conditions of service are governed by rules or law made under Article 87;

(c) any officer or servant of the Supreme Court whose terms and condi tions of employment are governed by rules made under Article 208;

(d) any officer or servant employed in connection with the functions of the Chief Election Commissioner or an Fiction Commission whose terms and conditions of the employment are governed by rules or law trade under Article 221;

(e) any officer or servant of such body corporate, institution, organization or autonomous body, as the Federal Government may, by notification in the official Gazette specify,

and includes any such person, officer, servant or member of the staff' who is-

(i) on deputation elsewhere or on foreign service within the meanings of tire Fundamental Rules;

(ii) undergoing study or training in or outside Pakistan;

(iii) on leave; or , :

(iv) under orders of suspension, but does not include any person who-

(a) is an employee of the Railways; or

(b) has attained the age of sixty years; or

(c) is an officer or servant of a Provincial Government on deputation to the Federal Government;"

(B) in clause (5), in sub-clause (b), , the .words "residing with and" shall be omitted; and

(C) in clause (7). for the commas and words, "technical pay," the words and comma "and technical pay, but does not include" shall be substituted.

**5. Amendment of section 4. Art II of 1969.------**In the said Act, in section 4, in subsection (1),---

(a) for the words "Central Employees Benevolent and Insurance Funds" the words "Federal Employees Benevolent and Insurance Funds" shall be substituted; and

(b) in the proviso for the words Labour and Social Welfare Division the words Labour and Local Bodies Division shall be substituted.

6. Amendment of section 17, Act II of 1969.--In the said Act, in section 17 in subsection (5), for the words "families of the employees" the words and commas "Employees, including retired employees, and their families" shall be substituted.

**7. Amendment of section 20, Act II of 1969.---**In the said Act, in section 20, for the words "Comptroller and Auditor-General of Pakistan", twice occurring, the words "Auditor-General of Pakistan" shall be substituted.

**8. Amendment of First Schedule Act II of 1969.-**In the said Act, in the First Schedule, for the word "drawing" the words "whose pay last drawn was at the monthly rate of" shall be substituted.

**9. Amendment of Second Schedule, Act II of 1969.--**In the said Act, in the Second Schedule,-

(a) for the word "receiving" the words "whose pay last drawn was at the monthly rate of" shall be substituted; and

(b) the words "per mensem" shall be omitted.

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