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In a recent decision, CIC has agreed with the PIO of a bank in denying the information related to pension account of the Husband.

This information was needed by the wife for a maintenance case.


Surprisingly, the order of the IC is a one line order:


Decision Notice

6. The Commission accepts the CPIO’s submission. The appeal is disposed of.



The full order is attached to this post.

Pension account details of husband denied to wife.pdf

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Prasad GLN

Is this not contrary to earlier decision, wherein wife was permitted information, had the bank followed third party clause. IS there no way, if a wife wants to know the pension (from treasury). There are hundred and one ways to get information, (remember recemt defense secrets through face book introductions) but why through these decisions CIC make people to go for corruption and they are aware that if wife wants she can get information afterwards even through court for authentication. (even if a peon in a bank can get information, but only thing is it can not be authentic unless it is sought from Court or Bank(

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This is contrary to earlier decisions as spouse not third party if marriage subsists.



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