Contingent charge not countersigned

178. Government servants whose contingent bills require no counter-signature, and who do not embody in their bills charges of any officer dealing separately with the Treasury, should draw money from the Treasury by bills in Form no. 14 showing full details of the charges.

NOTE—(1) The following illustration explains the second condition. A, whose bills do not require counter-signature, has subordinates, who hold part of his permanent advance and replenish themselves in funds by sending paid vouchers to A and obtaining from A the amount of their actual expenditure; A need not submit monthly bills. The bills of B do not require counter-signature; bat his subordinates are allowed to deal direct with some Treasury, presenting bills for encashment, which are to be adjusted by B’s monthly bills; B must submit monthly bills in adjustment of the bills cashed by himself and as subordinates.

NOTE—(2) The limit of Rs. 1,000 referred to in Form no. 14, above which vouchers are to be submitted to the Accountant General is subject to alteration by the Comptroller and Auditor-General.

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