(1) Every principal engaging an articled assistant or assistants, under Regulation 43 shall pay every month to such assistant a minimum monthly stipend at the rates specified in the table below:
Classification of the normal place of service of the articled assistant
Stipend Payable per month
During the first year of training
During the second year of training
During the remaining period of training
Cities/Towns having population of 20 lakhs and above
Cities/Towns having population of 4 lakhs and above but less than 20 lakhs
Cities/Towns having a population of less than 4 lakhs
Explanation 1 – For the purpose of this regulation, no stipend shall be payable for any excess leave taken.
Explanation 2-For the purpose of determining the rates at which stipend is payable under this regulation, the period of Articled training of the student under any previous principal or principals (not being any such period prior to 1st July, 1973) shall also be taken into account.
Explanation 3- For the purpose of this regulation, the figures of population shall be taken as per the last published Census Report of India.
(2) The stipend under this regulation shall be paid by the principal to the articled assistant either (a) by a crossed account payee cheque every month against a stamped receipt to be obtained from the articled assistant; or (b) by depositing the amount every month in an account opened by the articled assistant in his own name with a branch of the bank to be specified by the principal.
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