Jurisdiction once acquired by Wafaqi Mohtasib would continue till conclusion of proceedings, notwithstanding the denationalization of Bank–When the account holds were deprived of their money as a result of maladministration, Bank was an agency and even at the time of assuming of the jurisdiction by Wafaqi Mohtasib the Bank still was an agency–Until and unless there was any law declaring that on denationalization the Bank, proceedings pending before Wafaqi Mohtasib would stand abated, proceedings would be deemed to be pending and continuing–Bank could not wriggle out of responsibility for maladministration and could not be absolved of maladministration resulting in deprivation of account holders of their valuable right of protection of property–Order passed by Wafaqi Mohtasib being with proper jurisdiction, Constitutional petition was dismissed.

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