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Ratings - Advances of Pay for Leave

1909 04 13
Advances of Pay for Leave
At the Court at Saint James's, the 2nd April, 1909.

Present, His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales. Lord President. Lord Steward. Lord Haversham. Lord Pentland.

Whereas His Majesty was pleased, by His Commission dated the 2nd March, 1909, to nominate and appoint His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, in His Majesty's absence from His Realm in Foreign Parts, to hold, on His Majesty's behalf, His Privy Council, and to signify thereat His approval of any matter or thing whereunto His Royal Highness should be so authorized by writing under His Majesty's Sign Manual, and to do further on His Majesty's behalf any matter or thing for the purposes of the said Commission whereunto His Royal Highness should be authorized in manner aforesaid.

And whereas there was this day read at the Council held under the authority of the said Commission a Memorial from the Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, dated the 24th day of March, 1909, in the words following viz.:-

Whereas by section three of the Naval and Marine Pay and Pensions Act, 1866, it is enacted, inter alia, that all pay, pensions, or other allowances in the nature thereof payable in respect of services in Your Majesty's Naval or Royal Marine Forces to a person being or having been an Officer, seaman or marine therein, shall be paid in such manner, and subject to such restrictions, conditions and provisions as are from time to time directed by Order in Council:

And whereas we consider that it would be in the interests of Your Majesty's Naval Service and to the benefit of the Petty Officers, seamen and boys of the Royal Navy and of the Non-commissioned Officers and men of the Royal Marines serving in Your Majesty's ships and establishments at home, when granted leave of absence from duty, if they were paid in advance part of the wages and allowances which would accrue to them during the period of such leave of absence

We beg leave humbly to recommend that Your Majesty may be graciously pleased by Your Order in Council to sanction the payment in advance to such seamen and marines of sums not exceeding four-sevenths of the wages and allowances which would accrue to them while on leave, subject to such conditions and limitations as we may from time to time deem desirable.

The Lords Commissioners of Your Majesty's Treasury have signified their concurrence in this proposal.

Now, therefore, His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, being authorized thereto by writing under His Majesty's Sign Manual, has taken the said Memorial into consideration, and doth hereby, by and with the advice of His Majesty's Privy Council, signify His Majesty's approval thereof, and, on behalf of His Majesty order, as it is hereby ordered, that the Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty do give the necessary directions herein accordingly.
A. W. FitzRoy.


1919 05 30
Advances of Pay for Leave
At the Court at Buckingham Palace, the 30th day of May, 1919.

Present, The King's Most Excellent Majesty in Council.

Whereas there was this day read apt the Board a Memorial, from the Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, dated. the 10th May, 1919, in the words following, viz.:-

Whereas by Section 3 of the Naval and Marine Pay and Pensions Act, 1865, it is enacted, inter alia, that all pay, pensions, or other allowances in the nature thereof, payable in respect of services in Your Majesty's Naval or Marine Force to a person being or having been an Officer, Seaman, or Marine therein, shall be paid in such manner, and subject to such restrictions, conditions, and provisions, as are from time to time directed by Order in Council:

And whereas by Order in Council of His later Majesty bearing date the 2nd April, 1909, authority was given for the payment, to Petty Officers, Seamen, and Boys of the Royal Navy and to Non-Commissioned Officers and Men of the Royal Marines serving in Your Majesty's Ships and Establishment's at home, when granted leave of absence from duty, of sums not exceeding four-sevenths of the wages and allowances which would accrue to them while on leave, subject to such conditions and limitations as we might from time to time deem desirable:

And whereas we are of opinion that it would be in the interests of Your Majesty's Naval Service and for the benefit of such Seamen and Marines if a larger advance than that permissible under the said Order were paid:

We beg leave humbly to recommend hat Your Majesty may be graciously pleased, by Your Order in Council, to sanction the payment in advance to Seamen and Marines, granted leave of absence from duty, of sums not exceeding the full amount of the Leave Allowance and five-sevenths of the wages which would accrue to them while on leave, subject to such conditions and limitations as we may from time to time deem desirable.

The Lords Commissioners of Your Majesty's Treasury have signified their concurrence in this proposal.

His Majesty, having taken the said Memorial into consideration, was pleased, by and with the advice of His Privy Council, to approve of what is therein proposed.

And the Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty are to give the necessary directions herein accordingly.
Almeric FitzRoy.


1931 06 05
Advances of Pay when returning to UK from NZ
At the Court at Buckingham Palace, the 19th day of May, 1931.

Present, The King's Most Excellent Majesty in Council.

Whereas there was this day read at the Board a Memorial from the Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, dated the 23rd day of April, 1931 (N.P.II, 526/31), in the words following, viz. : -

Whereas by Section 3 of the Naval and Marine Pay and Pensions Act, 1865, it is enacted, inter alia, that all pay, pensions or other allowances in the nature thereof, payable in respect of services in Your Majesty's Naval or Marine Force to a person being or having been an Officer, Seaman or Marine therein, shall be paid in such manner, and subject to such restrictions, conditions and provisions as are from time to time directed by Order in Council:

And whereas by Orders in Council bearing dates the 11th day of August, 1854, and the 30th day of June, 1860, we are empowered to make advances on account of pay to the ratings of Your Majesty's Fleet on proceeding on foreign Service:

And whereas we are of opinion that we should be further empowered to make advances on account of pay to Ratings on their discharge from Your Majesty's ships of the New Zealand Division of the Royal Navy for passage to England in a vessel other than a ship of war

We beg leave humbly to recommend that Your Majesty may be graciously pleased, by Your Order in Council, to authorise us to grant advances of pay to Ratings accordingly subject to the conditions that they are entitled to full pay on passage, and that the amount of the advance shall not exceed one month's pay assessed with due regard to the deductions normally chargeable thereon.

The Lords Commissioners of Your Majesty's Treasury have signified their concurrence in this proposal.

His Majesty, having taken the said Memorial into consideration, was pleased, by and with the advice of His Privy Council, to approve of what is therein proposed.

And the Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty are to give the necessary directions herein accordingly.
M. P. A. Hankey.


LG 1933 07 28
Advances of Pay on Returning from Abroad by Passenger Ship
At the Court at Buckingham Palace, the 24th day of July, 1933.

Present, The King's Most Excellent Majesty in Council.

Whereas there was this day read at the Board a Memorial from the Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, dated the 3rd day of July, 1933, (N. 2985/33), in the words following, viz.:-

Whereas by Section 3 of the Naval and Marine Pay and Pensions Act, 1865, it is enacted, inter alia, that all pay, pensions, or other allowances in the nature thereof, payable in respect of services in Your Majesty's Naval or Marine Force to a person being or having been an Officer, Seaman, or Marine therein, shall be paid in such manner, and subject to such restrictions, conditions, and provisions, as are from time to time directed by Order in Council:

And whereas by Orders in Council bearing dates the 11th day of August, 1854, and the 30th day of June, 1860, we are empowered to make advances on account of pay to the ratings of Your Majesty's Fleet proceeding on foreign Service:

And whereas Your Majesty was graciously pleased by Your Order in Council bearing date the 19th day of May, 1931, to authorize us to grant advances of pay to ratings on their discharge from Your Majesty's ships of the New Zealand Division of the Royal Navy for passage to England in a vessel other than a ship of war subject to the conditions that they are entitled to full pay on passage and that the amount of the advance should not exceed one month's pay:

And whereas we consider it expedient that all ratings returning to England from Stations Abroad, otherwise than by ship of war, should receive advances of pay not exceeding the amount due for half the period of passage, assessed with due regard to the deductions normally chargeable thereon, and subject to the condition that they are entitled to full pay on passage:

We beg leave humbly to recommend that Your Majesty may be graciously pleased by Your Order in Council to authorize us to grant advances of pay to ratings accordingly, and to sanction that the Order in Council of the 19th May, 1931, be abrogated.

The Lords Commissioners of Your Majesty's Treasury have signified their concurrence in this proposal.

His Majesty, having taken the said Memorial into consideration, was pleased, by and with the advice of His Privy Council, to approve of what is therein proposed.

And the Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty are to give the necessary directions herein accordingly.
M. P. A. Hankey


1937 10 26
Leave Pay Abroad
At the Court at Buckingham Palace, the 22nd day of October, 1937.

Present, The King's Most Excellent Majesty in Council.

Whereas there was this day read at the Board a Memorial from the Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, dated the 11th day of August, 1937 (N. 5264 / 37), in the words following, viz. :-

Whereas by Section 3 of the Naval and Marine Pay and Pensions Act, 1865, it is enacted inter alia that all pay, pensions or other allowances in the nature thereof payable in respect of services in Your Majesty's Naval or Marine Force to a person being or having been an Officer, Seaman or Marine therein shall be paid in such manner and subject to such restrictions, conditions and provisions as are from time to time directed by Order in Council:

And whereas by Order in Council bearing the date 30th May, 1919, authority was given for the payment in advance, to Petty Officers, Seamen and Boys of the Royal Navy and to Non-Commissioned Officers and Men of the Royal Marines serving in Your Majesty's Ships and Establishments at Home, granted leave of absence from duty of sums not exceeding the full amount of Leave Allowance and five-sevenths of the wages which would accrue to them while on leave, subject to such conditions and limitations as we might from time to time deem desirable:

And whereas we are of the opinion that these arrangements should be extended to such Naval Ratings and Royal Marines who are granted leave while serving in Your Majesty's Ships and Establishments abroad:

We beg leave humbly to recommend that Your Majesty may be graciously pleased by Your Order in Council to sanction payment accordingly.

The Lords Commissioners of Your Majesty's Treasury have signified their concurrence in this proposal.

His Majesty, having taken the said Memorial into consideration, was pleased, by and with the advice of His Privy Council, to approve of what is therein proposed.

And the Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty are to give the necessary directions herein accordingly.
M. P. A. Hankey.


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