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Local Government (Scotland) Act 1929

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FOURTH SCHEDULEMaximum Rates of Allowances in respect of Travelling and other Personal Expenses necessarily incurred and Time necessarily lost from Ordinary Employment by Members of a County Council or of any Committee or Sub-Committee thereof in attending meetings

I.—Travelling Expenses

A sum representing the amount of third-class railway fare or first-class steamer fare between the place of meeting and the ordinary place of residence of the member of the council, committee or sub-committee. In so far as there is no railway service but a public service by some other means of transport is available the amount of the fare by such other means of transport and in so far as there is no railway or other public means of transport the cost of a hired conveyance if such cost is approved by the council.

II.—Other Personal Expenses

(a)When attendance at the meeting has entailed absence from the ordinary place of residence of the member of not less than four hours, the sum of three shillings and fourpence.

(b)Where such attendance has entailed an absence from the ordinary place of residence of the member of not less than eight hours, the sum of six shillings and eightpence.

(c)Where such attendance has entailed one or more nights of absence from the ordinary place of residence of the member, the sum of one pound for each night necessarily spent away from home. Each such payment of one pound shall cover a period of twenty-four hours and paragraph (a) or (b), as the case may be, shall apply in the case of any further period of absence of less than twenty-four hours.

III.—Time necessarily lost from ordinary employment

The sum of seven shillings and sixpence for each half day and the sum of fifteen shillings for each full day necessarily so lost.

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