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UNIFORM CIVIL PROCEDURE (FEES) REGULATION 2009 - REG 14
14 Travelling allowance
(1) The amount of the travelling allowance that is to be paid to a relevant
(a) the amount actually and properly paid for fares for public
(b) if there is no public transport available—the amount
calculated at the rate per kilometre payable under the Public Service Act 2008
to a public service employee required to use the employee’s private motor
vehicle for official purposes, taken to the nearest whole cent.
relevant person is not entitled to the payment of a travelling allowance if no
expense is incurred by the person in travelling to and from the court.
the relevant person travels to and from the court in a private vehicle with
another relevant person, only 1 payment is to be made under subsection (1)
(b) for the vehicle.
(4) If it is reasonable for the relevant person to
travel to and from the court by air, the amount of the travelling allowance to
be paid is—
(a) for a non-professional witness or an interpreter—the
amount payable for economy class air travel by the person to and from the
(b) for a professional witness or an expert—the amount payable
for first class air travel by the person to and from the court.
calculating travelling allowances, in deciding whether public transport was
available, regard is to be had to whether a public transport system operated
by which a person could conveniently—
(a) travel to the court in reasonable
time before the person’s required attendance; and
(b) return to the
person’s place of employment, practice or residence after the person’s
attendance at court.
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