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supplementing the decree “On payment for transportation by rail and waterways”. ( Izv. No. 162, S. U. 54‐329 ).
Article number 329.
Decree of the Council of Peopleʹs Commissars.
1. In development of paragraph 3 of the decree of the Council of Peopleʹs Commissars of July 9, 1921. ( No. 54, Art. 327 ) to extend the right of travel on railways and waterways granted to workers and employees of state enterprises and institutions at the expense of the above enterprises and institutions, when transferring to a new place of work or service or business trips for a period of at least six months, also for family members living with them and their luggage according to established standards.
Provide workers and employees of state enterprises and institutions with the right of travel and carriage according to the established baggage allowance at a 50% discount against the current passenger and baggage rates when traveling in cases of serious illness or death of family members (spouses, parents, children).
Provide workers and employees of state enterprises and institutions who live in cities, and whose families live within the suburban communication, the right of travel to the family twice a month, in accordance with paragraph 3 of the decree of July 9, 1921; the limits of the suburban area are determined by the Peopleʹs Commissariat of Ways of Communication, but not more than 100 versts for the cities of Moscow and Petrograd: and 50 versts for other cities.
2. In development of paragraph 4 “b” of the same decree of July 9, 1921, to establish the fare in suburban traffic for all citizens at half the amount against the general tariff established by the aforementioned decree.
3. To cancel the note, to Art. 14th of the General Charter of Railways ( No. 77, art. 362 ) and Art. 12th; Decree on water transport on April 11, 1921 ( No. 32, Art. 178 ) ‐ to abolish the attraction of stowaways to forced labor, replacing forced labor with the collection of fares from them in a triple amount, counting the distance between control stations established by the Peopleʹs Commissariat of Ways of Communication.
This decree shall be put into effect by telegraph.
For violation of this regulation, the perpetrators will be prosecuted.
Chairman of the Council of Peopleʹs Commissars V. Ulyanov (Lenin).
For the Administrator of the Council of Peopleʹs Commissars V.
Secretary L. Fotieva .
July 22, 1921.
Published in No. 162 Izvestia of the All‐Russian Central Executive
Committee of Soviets dated July 25, 1921.