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The Supreme Court Judges (Travelling Allowances) Ordinance, 1976

( Ordinance NO. XXX OF 1976 )

Travel by air
8. (1) When travelling by air, a Judge shall be entitled to-
(a) the reimbursement of one air fare actually paid by him;
(b) the reimbursement of the actual cost of transporting luggage up to 1[forty-five kilograms] inclusive of free luggage allowance admissible on a ticket; and
(c) the reimbursement of fare for two servants by rail, steamer or bus, if actually paid, at the lowest class rate, subject to usual deductions on account of messing charges, if any.
(2) In the case of return journey by scheduled flights, a Judge should purchase a return ticket, if this involves a saving.
(3) In the case of air journey performed as a part of, or as a link in, a journey, a Judge shall be entitled to the same privileges in respect of servants and luggage as he is entitled to in the case of a railway journey.
(4) The following certificate of the Judge should be appended to every travelling allowance bill for his travels involving air journey:-
“I certify that I have actually paid the amount of this bill and that it does not include any charge for the freight of any stores or goods, other than personal luggage, or any charge for refreshments, hotels or staging bungalows, other than what is included on that account in air fare itself.”

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    The words “forty-five kilograms” were substituted for the words “one hundred pounds” by section 5 of the Supreme Court Judges (Travelling Allowances) (Amendment) Ordinance, 1984 (Ordinance No. III of 1984)
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