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16/06/2024
Laws of Bangladesh

The Supreme Court Judges (Travelling Allowances) Ordinance, 1976

( Ordinance NO. XXX OF 1976 )

Travel on transfer
13B. (1) Travelling allowances of a Judge travelling on transfer shall be determined in accordance with the following provisions.
 
 
 
 
(2) When travelling by railway, a Judge shall be entitled to-
 
 
 
 
(a) a first class two-berth compartment or coupe-compartment in an air-conditioned coach reserved on High Official Requisition without payment of any fare for himself, or the reimbursement of the fare, if any, he pays for himself;
 
 
 
 
(b) two extra fares of the highest class for himself; and
 
 
 
 
(c) the reimbursement of the fares of the highest class paid for the members of his family.
 
 
 
 
(3) When travelling by steamer, a Judge shall be entitled to-
 
 
 
 
(a) a first class or air-conditioned two-berth cabin reserved on High Official Requisition, without payment of any fare for himself; or the reimbursement of the fare, if any, he pays for himself;
 
 
 
 
(b) two extra fares of the highest class for himself; and
 
 
 
 
(c) the reimbursement of the fares of the highest class paid for the members of his family.
 
 
 
 
(4) When travelling by road, a Judge shall be entitled to-
 
 
 
 
(a) the kilometre allowance at the rate of taka one per kilometre;
 
 
 
 
(b) one extra kilometre allowance for himself;
 
 
 
 
(c) one extra kilometre allowance if two members of his family accompany him and another extra kilometre allowance, if more than two such members accompany him; and
 
 
 
 
(d) the reimbursement of ferry charges paid for himself and the members of his family and for the car.
 
 
 
 
(5) When travelling by air, a Judge shall be entitled to-
 
 
 
 
(a) the reimbursement of the air fare paid for himself;
 
 
 
 
(b) one extra air fare for himself;
 
 
(c) the reimbursement of the air fares paid for the members of his family; and
 
 
 
 
(d) the reimbursement of the embarkation fees paid for himself and the members of his family.
 
 
 
 
(6) A Judge on transfer shall be entitled to the reimbursement of fare for one servant, if paid, at the lowest class rate of the railway, steamer or bus by which the servant actually travelled.
 
 
 
 
(7) A Judge on transfer shall be entitled to the reimbursement of-
 
 
 
 
(a) the expenses for carrying his own motor car, by closed railway van or steamer, at owner's risk;
 
 
 
 
(b) the fare for one driver or cleaner for the car, if paid, at the lowest class rate of the railway, steamer or bus by which he actually travelled;
 
 
 
 
(c) the expenses for carrying personal effects up to two thousand two hundred and fifty-nine kilograms by reserved boggie or luggage van in train or by steamer or by reserved truck; and
 
 
 
 
(d) the expenses for carrying personal effects up to fifty kilograms excluding the free baggage admissible on each ticket while travelling by air.
 
 
 
 
(8) A Judge on transfer shall be entitled to a sum of taka two hundred for packing and crating of his personal effects.
 
 
 
 
Explanation.- In this section, a Judge's family includes, provided they are residing with and wholly dependent upon him, his wife (but not more than one wife), his legitimate children and step children.]

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