Magistrates’ allowances

Effective from 1 May 2010

Motor Vehicle Allowance (MVA)

Description

Allowance Rate in Pence per Mile

Engine Capacity

Up to 1100cc

1101 – 1549cc

Over 1550cc

Standard MVA

36

44

58

Other Rates not dependent on engine size
Additional rate per passenger

6

Bicycle rate

29

*Rates below are maximum limits. Justices need to give evidence of income loss or extra expenditure resulting from judicial duties to get financial loss allowance.

Financial Loss Allowance
Allowance Type
Allowance Rate

Gross Rate

(self employed justices)

Up to four hours

£58.29

Over four hours
£116.58
Net Rate

(other justices)

Up to four hours

£46.63

Over four hours

£93.27

 

Subsistence Allowance

Allowance Type

Allowance Rate

Night Subsistence: outside London

£100.00

Night Subsistence: within London

£120.00

Day Subsistence: 4 to 8 hours absence

£7.45

Day Subsistence: 8 to 12 hours absence

£10.38

Day Subsistence: over 12 hours absence

£19.60