Note: Where available, the PDF/Word icon below is provided to view the complete and fully formatted document
 Download Full Day's HansardDownload Full Day's Hansard    View Or Save XMLView/Save XML

Previous Fragment    Next Fragment
Friday, 22 May 1970

Meal allowance is payable to a member in the following circumstances:

To a member who is required to travel away from his normal place of duty but not overnight and whose meals are not provided al public expense.

Subject to his incurring expense in the purchase of a meal, to a member' who is required to remain on duty at his normal place of duly and a meal is net provided at public expense.


The rates shown for 1945 applied only to commissioned officers. The rates for other ranks in 1945 are shown below:



This allowance is paid to a member when he fcl given approval to use a private motor vehicle, for travel on duty, in lieu of public transport or where public transport is either unavailable or not suitable. Typical rales for the first 5,000 miles are:

A member authorised to use a private motor vehicle whilst travelling to and from a leave destination is paid the above rales of mileage allowance or the cost of travel by the normal means whichever is the lesser.

Where a member exceeds 5,000 miles within the year or when he is given approval to use a private motor vehicle for removal typical rates are:

Note - The term 'typical' has been employed in an endeavour to achieve some form of uniformity. The horse power of cars in the earlier years was. generally speaking, much lower. Exact equivalents are impossible.


Circumstances of Payment

This allowance is payable to a member who qualifies as a parachutist but docs not serve with a parachute unit; serves as a parachutist with a parachute unit; trains as a parachutist; or wives as a parachutist training instructor.



This allowance is payable to a member who is not rationed and quartered at his normal place of duty and who incurs continuing expenditure for rent while absent from his normal place of duty. The allowance is payable in respect of the period the member is absent or thirty consecutive days, whichever is the lesser.



Suggest corrections