High Court Judges (Travelling Allowance) (Amendment) Order, 1999


WHEREAS it is expedient further to amend the High Court Judges (Travelling Allowance) Order, 1965 (P.O. No.4 of 1965), for the purpose hereinafter appearing;

AND WHEREAS paragraph 2 of the Fifth Schedule to the Constitution relating to the High Court provides that every Judge of the High Court shall be entitled to such privileges and allowances, and to such rights in respect of leave of absence and pension, as may be determined by the President.

NOW, THEREFORE, in exercise of the powers conferred by the aforesaid paragraph, the President is pleased to make the following order, namely:—

1. Short title and commencement.-(1) This order may be called the High Court Judges (Travelling Allowance) (Amendment) Order, 1999.

(2) It shall come into force at once.

2. Insertion of paragraph 9-B, P.O. No.4 of 1965. In the High Court Judges (Travelling Allowance) Order, 1965, after paragraph 9-A the following new paragraph shall be added, namely:—

9B. When proceeding on a tour within Pakistan exceeding one month in duration, a Judge may take his wife with him on a journey by air and charge one extra fare of the class by which she actually travels, but no charge for extra luggage transported by air beyond the free allowance may be made.”

Note.-A return air-ticket will be purchased for the wife, wherever possible.

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