WHAT IS ACCUMULATED LEAVE?
WHEN IS IT EFFECTIVE?
provision for Cash Award in lieu of Accumulated Leave came into
effect from 1 January 1974 under the Service Circular No. Bil.
1/1974 and was given to Public Service personnel who pensioned
on or after 1 January 1974.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE?
Award in lieu of Accumulated Leave was only given to permanent
serving officers (including officers under probation) and
Temporary Personnel in the Public Service.
WHO IS NOT
LEAVE ACCUMULATION DONE?
Accumulated of Leave for Cash Award is in accordance to
paragraph 2.1 (1) of Pension Regulation 1980, Service Circular
and General Orders Chapter C which stipulates as follows:
Cash Award in
lieu of Accumulated Leave is based on 1/30 of the last drawn
salary, up to a maximum of 150 days.
drawn salary is inclusive of basic pay and fixed allowances
according to the service group and salary grade of the officer.
WHICH IS THE APROVING DEPARTMENT?
Service Department (JPA) is responsible for approving this
'award' in lieu of Accumulated Leave.
approving Cash Award in lieu of Accumulated Leave, JPA has the
right to scrutinize and amend any mistakes found if any, in the
service leave record of the officer.
leave taken during his service may be deducted from the total
WHICH ALLOCATION IS THE GCR PAID FROM?
payment to Federal Public Service Personnel is borne by the
Federal Government from the Consolidated Fund.
salary were not from the Consolidated Fund, ‘award’ payment
would be the responsibility of the relevant authorities (State
Service, Statutory and Local Government Bodies).
WHEN IS GCR PAYMENT MADE?
payment is made:
On the last
working day for a serving officer; and
after death notice is received, to the dependants for an officer
who dies in service.
WHAT ARE THE DOCUMENTS REQUIRED?