Vocational Education (Amendment) Act, 1962

Travelling expenses and allowances.

5.—(1) Section 6 of the Vocational Education (Amendment) Act, 1947 , is hereby amended by the insertion in subsection (4) after paragraph (c) of the following paragraphs:

“(d) Where—

(i) a member of a county committee or of an approved sub-committee of such county committee attends a meeting of the committee or sub-committee at a place less than five miles by any route from his residence and is obliged by reason of such attendance to remain away from his home for a continuous period of not less than three hours, and

(ii) a resolution by the committee deciding that this paragraph is to apply in relation to the committee or sub-committee is for the time being in force,

the committee shall pay to the member in relation to the meeting an inclusive allowance (not exceeding an amount specified by the rules made by the Minister for the purposes of paragraph (a) of this subsection) in respect of travelling expenses and subsistence, and such allowance shall, in a case in which, apart from this paragraph, an allowance would be payable under paragraph (a) of this subsection, be in lieu of and not in addition to, that allowance.

(e) A resolution under paragraph (d) of this subsection may be revoked at any time by another resolution of the committee concerned.”

(2) Subsection (1) of this section shall come into operation on the 1st day of September, 1962.