# 5    Travelling and daily allowances to Leaders of Opposition

1 [(1)] Subject to any rules made in this behalf by the Central Government, a Leader of the Opposition shall be entitled to--

(a) travelling allowances for himself and the members of his family and for transport of his and his family's effects

(i) in respect of the journey to Delhi from his usual place of residence outside Delhi for assuming office; and

(ii) in respect of the journey from Delhi to his usual place of residence outside Delhi on relinquishing office; and

(b) travelling and daily allowances in respect of tours undertaken by him in the discharge of his duties as Leader of the Opposition, whether by sea, land or air.

2 [(2) On and from the commencement of the Salaries and Allowances of Officers of Parliament and Leaders of Opposition in Parliament (Second Amendment) Act, 2002, a Leader of the Opposition and his family, whether travelling together or separately, shall be entitled to travelling allowance at the same rates and for the same number of return journeys as admissible to a Minister and his family under sub-section (1A) of section 6 of the Salaries and Allowances of Ministers Act, 1952 (58 of 1952).]

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  • 1. Section 5 renumbered as sub-section <i>(1)</i> thereof by Act 78 of 1985, s. 3 (w.e.f. 26-12-1985).

  • 2. Subs. by Act 56 of 2002, s. 3, for sub-section <i>(2)</i> (w.e.f. 17-9-2001).

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