Eligibility of Spouse
Family Pension is payable to widow or widower up to the date of death or re-marriage, whichever is earlier.
Family pension will continue to be payable to a childless widow on re-marriage, if her income from all other sources is less than the amount of minimum family pension and the dearness reeled admissible.
Eligibility of Children.
Family Pension to the children shall be payable in the order of their birth and the younger of them will not be eligible for family pension unless the elder next above him/her has become ineligible for the grant of family pension.
Where the family pension is payable to twins, it shall be paid to such children in equal share.
In the case of an unmarried son family pension will be payable until he attains the age of twenty-five years or until he gets married or until he starts earning his livelihood, whichever is the earliest.
In case both wife and husband are governed by the provisions of family pension 1964, the surviving child or children shall be granted two family pensions in respect of the deceased parents.
Family pension admissible to a beneficiary in respect of one deceased employee or pensioner is not to be counted as income for the purpose of determination of eligibility for another family pension which is admissible in connection with another deceased employee or pension.
A child adopted by the spouse of the pensioner, after his death, shall not be treated as a member of the family of the deceased pensioner.