The Falkland Islands' Executive Council approved travel credit scheme legislation at the December 12 meeting. The scheme will give £1 a day to residents over the age of 18 with Falklands status and 50p to those under the age of 18 with status.
Amongst other points the Executive Council paper notes that maximum accrual of unused credits will be £1,826 for those over 18 and £913 under 18.
That equates to five years’ worth of credits. Accrual of travel credits stops once a person had accumulated the maximum amount, and accrual resumes once the person has reduced the balance to below the maximum.
Claims for travel credits must adhere to the following criteria:
The Scheme Administrator may suspend a person’s registration if the person is serving a sentence of imprisonment. Suspension is for the period of the sentence of imprisonment. (Penguin News)