276. Disposal of unclaimed passage money and deposit.-
If any pilgrim,-
(a) who is entitled to a refund of passage money under sub-section (1) of section 275 does not claim such refund within the prescribed period, or
(b) who has purchased a return ticket, does not on the basis of such ticket obtain a return passage from the Hedjaz within the prescribed period and the value of the return half of such ticket has not been refunded under section 275, or
(c) who is entitled under section 275 to a refund of any deposit made under section 273 does not claim such refund within the prescribed period, such passage money or value or deposit shall, subject to the exercise of the rights conferred by sub-section (4) of section 275, be made over to such authority administering any fund maintained for the assistance of pilgrims as the Central Government may, by general or special order, designate in this behalf.