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The President's (Remuneration and Privileges) Act, 1975

( ACT NO. VII OF 1975 )

Residential accommodation
5. (1) There shall be an official residence for the President which shall be furnished and maintained at Government cost.
(2) If the President decides to reside in his own house or in any house other than the official residence, it shall be furnished in a manner befitting the residence of the President and the cost shall be borne by the Government.
(3) At the President's official residence as well as at the place where he chooses to reside all costs for supply of electricity, gas, water, telephone and the like shall be borne by the Government.
(4) The President shall be entitled to reside in his place of residence for a period of one month immediately after laying down his office and no charge shall fall on him during this period.

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