17. Leave

17. Leave:

(1) Chief Information Commissioner and Information Commissioner shall get six days of casual leave and six days festival leave with remuneration every year.
(2) Chief Information Commissioner and Information Commissioner shall get thirty days of home leave in maximum with remuneration every year.
(3) Chief Information Commissioner and Information Commissioner shall get up to twelve days of sick leave with remuneration every year.
(4) Chief Information Commissioner and Information Commissioner may reserve home leave and sick leave and s/he may get the total amount so reserved from home leave and sick leave at the rate of remuneration s/he has been receiving even if s/he retires from the post for any reason.
(5) Chief Information Commissioner and Information Commissioner shall get mourning (Kiriya) leave not exceeding fifteen days with remuneration based on religious practice.
(6) If woman Chief Information Commissioner and woman Information  Commissioner become pregnant, she shall get not exceeding sixty days of maternity leave at a time either before or after maternity period with remuneration