THE ALL INDIA SERVICES (MEDICAL ATTENDANCE) RULES, 1954
5. Travelling Allowances. -
(1) When the place at which a patient falls ill is not the headquarters of the authorised medical attendant:-
(a) the patient shall be entitled to travelling allowance for journey to and from such headquarters; or
(b) if, the patient is too ill to travel, the authorised medical attendant shall be entitled to travelling allowance for the journey to and from the place where the patient is:
Provided that a patient shall not be entitled to travelling allowance for a journey for attendance by a dentist or an oculist.
(2) An application for travelling allowance under sub-rule (1) shall be accompanied by a certificate in writing by the authorised medical attendant stating that medical attendance was necessary and, if the application is under clause (b) of that sub-rule, that the patient was too ill to travel.
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