Supreme Court Judges (Salaries and Conditions of Service) Act,1958
Section 6. Grant of leave not due
Subject to the maximum limit specified in sub-section (1) of section 5-, leave on half allowances may be granted to a Judge in excess of the amount at his credit-
(i) on medical certificate ; or
(ii) otherwise than on medical certificate, for a period not exceeding six months, or for two or more periods not exceeding in the aggregate six months, during the whole period of his service as a Judge:
Provided that no such leave shall be granted if the Judge is not expected to return to duty at the end of such leave and earn. the leave granted. Note: Leave under this section is granted only when the Judge is expected to re-turn to duly at the end of such leave and earn the leave granted. Leave granted under this section will be adjusted with the leave earned in future.