6. Travelling and daily allowances to Ministers.-
(1) Subject to any rules made in this behalf by the Central Government, a Minister shall be entitled to-
(a) travelling allowances for himself and the members of his family and for the transport of his and his family's effects-
(i) in respect of the journey to Delhi from his usual place of residence outside Delhi for assuming office, and
(ii) in respect of the journey from Delhi to his usual place of residence outside Delhi on relinquishing office; and
(b) travelling and daily allowances in respect of tours undertaken by him in the discharge of his official duties, whether by sea, land or air.
1[2[(1A) A Minister shall be entitled to an amount equal to the fare for a single journey performed by him, during each year, within India, either alone or along with spouse or legitimate or step children, residing with and wholly dependent on him, or any number of companions or relatives, at the same rates at which travelling allowance is payable to such Minister under clause (b) of sub-section (1) in respect of tours referred to in that clause, subject to a maximum of forty-eight such fares per year: Provided that the spouse or legitimate or step children residing with and wholly dependent on the Minister, as the case may be, may undertake such journey alone.]]
(2) Any travelling allowance under this section may be paid in cash or free official transport provided in lieu thereof.