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The Navy Ordinance, 1961

( Ordinance NO. XXXV OF 1961 )

Chapter VIII


Deductions from pay and allowances of officers and [sailors]
82. Subject to the provisions of this Chapter following deductions may be made from the pay and allowances of an officer or sailor without recourse to trial by a naval tribunal, namely:-
(a) all pay and allowances for every day of absence without leave unless a satisfactory explanation is given to the commanding officer and approved, in case of officers, by the Chief of Naval Staff;
(b) all pay and allowances, for every day while he is in civil or naval custody or under suspension from duty on a
charge for an offence of which he is afterwards convicted by a naval tribunal or a criminal Court and sentenced to imprisonment;
(c) all pay and allowances for every day while he is in hospital on account of sickness certified by the prescribed medical officer to have been caused by an act amounting to an offence punishable under this Ordinance:
Provided that such certificate is accepted by the Chief of Naval Staff or, in case of a sailor, by the prescribed officer;
(d) any sum required to make good any loss, damage or destruction of Government or service property which after due investigation appears to the Chief of Naval Staff or the prescribed officer to have been occasioned by the wrongful act or negligence on the part of the officer or sailor as the case may be:
Provided that the total deductions made under this clause shall not in any case exceed his pay and allowances for three months;
(e) any sum which after due investigation appears to the prescribed officer to be due to a service mess or canteen; and
(f) any sum which a criminal Court or the Government orders him to pay for the maintenance of his wife or legitimate or illegitimate children.

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