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Authorizing Official Business Travel
January 1st, 2018
Other Travel Allowances and Expenses
December 1st, 2017
The updated terminal benefits are in line with ST/IC/2001/43/Amend 4 in the policy when a vehicle is not provided.
For travel occurring 1 December onwards, the terminal allowance with respect to each authorized journey for each trip by public transport to and from the air terminal or other point of arrival or departure to the hotel or other place of dwelling has increased:
NEW YORK RATE
For each trip
No terminal allowance is provided when a vehicle (government or otherwise) is provided or when transportation is made available.
The Information Disclosure Policy
August 11st, 2017
Daily Subsistence Allowance (DSA)
July 24, 2017
June 15th, 2017
The reimbursement of the costs incurred by seat reassignment subject to an approval of authorizing unit subject to authorising unit. Policy provisions on the use of rental cars with provision of reduced Daily Subsistence Allowance (DSA) has been updated.
Duty Travel-Route, Mode of Transportation, and Standard of Accomodation
The policy has been updated as following;
a) A route should be most economical route;
b) Increase personal tolerance threshold to $500 at the discretion of the authorizing unit;
c) 'Cabin above economy' applies when there is no business class;
If the most economical fare does not include checked luggage, it is
within the discretion of the authorizing unit to approve a higher fare
including one piece of checked luggage; and
e) Revised advance purchase guideline from 21 days to 14 days when traveling in economy class.
UN Travel Documents and National Passport
June 1st, 2017
Furniture and Equipment: Acquisition and Maintenance Policy
February 22nd, 2017
As per audit recommendations, responsibilities of regional bureaus/regional hubs and BMS have been clarified.
To adjust the changes on Furniture and Equipment: Acquisition and Maintenance policy which were made in Feb 2017 based on the audit recommendation, the following descriptions on Assets and closure of projects were added for clarification purpose.
Assets and closure of projects