Queensland Consolidated Regulations

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Travelling allowance

11 Travelling allowance

(1) A person summoned for jury service, jurors and reserve jurors are entitled to one of the following for attending or returning from court—
(a) if public transport is reasonably available and can reasonably be used—reimbursement for the cost of public transport fares;
(b) if the person travels by a booked hire vehicle or taxi because public transport is not reasonably available or can not reasonably be used—reimbursement of the fares the person properly spends in attending or returning from court;
(c) if the person travels by private motor vehicle because the person can not reasonably travel by public transport, a booked hire vehicle or taxi—an allowance at the rate of—
(i) for travel by motorbike—15 cents for each kilometre; or
(ii) for travel by another motor vehicle—40 cents for each kilometre.
(2) In this section—

"booked hire vehicle" see the Transport Operations (Passenger Transport) Act 1994 , schedule 3 .

"light rail vehicle" means a light rail vehicle under the Transport Infrastructure Act 1994 , schedule 6 .

"public transport" means a bus, ferry, light rail vehicle or a train.

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