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if the exigencies of the service or other special circumstances prevent the staff member and his or her family members from travelling together.

(k) If both husband and wife are staff members who are eligible for home leave, and taking into account rule 4.9 (d), each staff member shall have the choice either of exercising his or her own home leave entitlement or of accompanying the spouse. A staff member who chooses to accompany his or her spouse shall be granted travel time appropriate to the travel involved. Dependent children whose parents are staff members, each of whom is entitled to home leave, may accompany either parent. The frequency of travel shall not exceed the established periodicity of the home leave both with regard to staff members and to their dependent children, if any.

(l) A staff member travelling on home leave shall be required to spend no less than seven days, exclusive of travel time, in his or her home country. The Secretary-General may request a staff member, on his or her return from home leave, to furnish satisfactory evidence that this requirement has been fully met.

CHAPTER VI SOCIAL SECURITY

Rule 6.1

Participation in the Pension Fund

Staff members whose appointments are for six months or longer or who complete six months of service under shorter appointments without an interruption of more than thirty days shall become participants in the United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund, provided that participation is not excluded by their letters of appointment.

Rule 6.2 Sick leave

(a) Staff members who are unable to perform their duties by reason of illness or injury or whose attendance at work is prevented by public health requirements will be granted sick leave. All sick leave must be approved on behalf of, and under conditions established by, the Secretary-General.

Maximum entitlement

(b) Astaff member's maximum entitlement to sick leave shall be determined by the nature and duration of his or her appointment in accordance with the following provisions:

(i) A staff member who holds a fxed term appointment of less than one year shall be granted sick leave at the rate of two working days per month of contractual service;

Staff Rules, 5.3-6.2

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