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The Jurors' (Coroners' Courts) Allowances Regulations 1975

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Regulation 5

SCHEDULE 2TRAVELLING ALLOWANCE

1.  Where a juror travels by railway or other public conveyance, the allowance shall be the amount of the fare actually paid:

Provided that, unless for a special reason the coroner otherwise directs, only the amount of the second class fare shall be allowed for travel by railway.

2.  Where a juror travels by a hired vehicle, the allowance shall be—

(a)in a case of urgency or where no public service is reasonably available, the amount of the fare and any reasonable gratuity paid; and

(b)in any other case, the amount of the fare for travel by the appropriate public services.

3.  Subject to paragraph 4 below, where a juror travels by private conveyance the allowance shall—

(a)in any case where the juror travels by motor-cycle, be at a rate not exceeding—

(i)in the case of a motor-cycle of engine capacity not exceeding 150 c.c., 1.8p a mile each way;

(ii)in the case of a motor-cycle of engine capacity exceeding 150 c.c. but not exceeding 244 c.c., 2.3p a mile each way;

(iii)in the case of a motor-cycle of engine capacity exceeding 244 c.c. but not exceeding 500 c.c., 3.1p a mile each way;

(iv)in the case of a motor-cycle of engine capacity exceeding 500 c.c., 3.1p a mile each way, except where the coroner is satisfied that the use of the motor-cycle results in a substantial saving of time or is otherwise reasonable, in which case the allowance shall be a sum not exceeding 3.9p a mile each way; and

(b)in any case where the juror travels by motor car, be at a rate not exceeding 3.1p a mile each way, except where the coroner is satisfied that the use of the motor car results in a substantial saving of time or is otherwise reasonable, in which case the allowance shall be at a rate not exceeding—

(i)in the case of a motor car of engine capacity not exceeding 1000 c.c., 6.5p a mile each way;

(ii)in the case of a motor car of engine capacity exceeding 1000 c.c. but not exceeding 1750 c.c., 7.8p a mile each way;

(iii)in the case of a motor car of engine capacity exceeding 1750 c.c., 8.5p a mile each way.

4.  The rates specified in paragraph 3 above shall be increased—

(a)by a supplement of 0.5p a mile for each passenger carried and to whom an allowance would otherwise have been payable under this Schedule;

(b)by the amount of any expenditure necessarily incurred on parking fees, provided the use of the motor car results in a substantial saving of time, or is otherwise reasonable.

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