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of loss and damage to such baggage determined to be directly attributable to the performance of offcial duties on behalf of the Authority.

(b) In the case of shipments authorized under rule 7.18, except on home leave, family visit or education grant travel, and of shipment and storage of personal effects and households goods under rule 7.24 insurance coverage will be provided by the Authority up to a maximum established by the Secretary-General. (c) The Authority shall not be responsible for loss of or damage to unaccompanied shipments.

Rule 7.20 Travel advances

(a) Staff members authorized to travel shall provide themselves with suffcient funds for all current expenses by securing an advance of funds if necessary. A reasonable advance of funds against the estimated reimbursable travel expenses may be made to a staff member or his or her family members for expenses authorized under these Rules. An advance of funds shall be considered reasonable if not more than 80 per cent of the estimated reimbursable expenses. If, in the course of travel, the staff member has earned in subsistence allowance an amount equal to the amount advanced, the staff member may be advanced the balance of the estimated reimbursable expenses.

(b) However, in those cases where a staff member is authorized to travel in accordance with staff rule 7.1 (a)(ii), an advance of funds at the rate of 100 per cent of the estimated travel subsistence allowance payable in accordance with staff rule 7.14 may be made.

Rule 7.21

Illness or accident during travel

The Authority shall pay or reimburse reasonable hospital and medical expenses, in so far as these are not covered by other arrangements, which may be incurred by staff members who become ill or are injured while in travel status on offcial business.

Rule 7.22

Reimbursement of travel expenses

The Secretary-General may reject any claim for payment or reimbursement of travel or removal expenses which are incurred by a staff member in contravention of any provision of these Rules.

Rule 7.23 Transportation of decedents

Upon the death of a staff member or of his or her spouse or dependent child, the Authority shall pay the expenses of transportation of the body from the

Staff Rules, 7.19-7.23

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