Harbours Act, 1946

Travelling expenses of members of harbour authority.

165.—(1) Subject to the provisions of this section, a harbour authority shall defray the expenses of locomotion incurred by each of their members in travelling to and from meetings of the harbour authority and of any committee appointed by the harbour authority.

(2) A person shall not be paid under this section travelling expenses in respect of a meeting held at a place less than five miles by any route from his official residence.

(3) The amount of travelling expenses paid under this section to a person in respect of a particular meeting shall not exceed the amount which would reasonably have been incurred by him in travelling from his official residence to the place of the meeting and from the place of the meeting to his official residence.

(4) A member of a harbour authority shall, immediately after becoming such member, communicate in writing to the harbour authority the address of the place at which he ordinarily resides and that place shall be regarded as his official residence for the purposes of this section.

(5) This section shall not apply to any meeting of a harbour authority held before the second Thursday in the month of October in the year appointed under section 6 of this Act in relation to that harbour authority.