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(ii) When required to travel on offcial business;

(iii) On home leave, in accordance with the provisions of rule 5.3; (iv) On family visit, in accordance with the provisions of paragraph (b) below;

(v) On separation from service, as defned by Article IX of the Staff Regulations and Chapter IX of the Staff Rules and in accordance with the provisions of paragraph (c) below;

(vi) On travel authorized for medical, safety or security reasons or in other appropriate cases, when, in the opinion of the Secretary-General, there are compelling reasons for paying such expenses. (b) Under subparagraph (a)(iv) above and subject to conditions established by the Secretary-General, the Authority shall pay the travel expenses of a staff member for the purpose of visiting his or her eligible family members at the place of recruitment or the place of home leave when, during the preceding 12 months, no eligible family member has been present at the duty station after travel on Authority's expense, except on education grant travel. Family visit travel may be paid in respect of staff members who are considered as having been internationally recruited under rule 4.7, provided that they serve and reside outside their home country. Family visit travel may be granted once every year in which the staff member's home leave does not fall due. Should a staff member wish to visit his or her eligible family members residing at any other place, the travel expenses borne by theAuthority shall not exceed the maximum amount that would have been payable on the basis of travel to the place of home leave or place of recruitment. (c) Under subparagraph (a)(v) above, the Authority shall pay the travel expenses of a staff member to the place of recruitment or, if the staff member had a probationary appointment or an appointment for a period of two years or longer or had completed not less than two years of continuous service, to the place recognized as his or her home for the purpose of home leave under rule 5.3. Should a staff member, on separation, wish to go to any other place, the travel expenses borne by the Authority shall not exceed the maximum amount that would have been payable on the basis of return transportation to the place of recruitment or home leave.

Rule 7.2

Offcial travel of family members

(a) Subject to the conditions laid down in these Rules, the Authority shall pay the travel expenses of a staff member's eligible family members under the following circumstances:

(i) On the initial appointment of a staff member who is considered to have been internationally recruited, under the provisions of rule 4.7, provided the appointment is for a period of one year or longer or is a probationary appointment and provided the staff member's services are expected by the Secretary-General to continue for more than six months beyond the date on which travel of his or her family members commences;

Staff Rules, 7.1-7.2

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