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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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