The ordinary local public body shall pay salaries and travel expenses to the chief executive, full-time personnel on his/her staff, full-time members of commissions, full-time audit commissioners, the secretary general or the chief clerk, clerks and other full-time employees of the assembly, secretary generals or chief clerks of commissions, secretary generals of commissioners or clerks and other full-time employees on the staff of commissions of commissioners and other full-time personnel of the ordinary local public body.
The ordinary local public body may, by bylaw, pay to the personnel enumerated above family allowance, local adjustment allowance, residential allowance, initial pay adjustment allowance, commutation allowance, allowance for dispatch to a designated post without family, special labor allowance (including any other allowance corresponding thereto), remote place allowance (including any other allowance corresponding thereto), overtime allowance, night or day duty allowance, special managerial allowance, night work allowance, holiday duty allowance, managerial allowance, term-end bonus, diligence allowance, special term-end bonus, cold region allowance, special allowance for compulsory education school teachers, night or correspondence school allowance, industrial education allowance, agricultural and fishery improvement allowance, disaster duty allowance or retirement allowance.
The amount and the manner of payment of salaries, allowances and travel expenses shall be fixed by bylaw.
(Prohibition of Unlawful Compensation)
The ordinary local public body shall be prohibited from paying any compensation or any other benefits to the personnel enumerated in paragraph 1 of Article 203 and paragraph 1 of the preceding article, unless based upon laws or bylaws duly authorized by laws.
(Retirement Annuity or Lump Sum)
The personnel enumerated in paragraph 1 of Article 204 shall have the right to an annuity or lump sum on retirement.
Any person dissatisfied with an action of the chief executive on compensation or other benefits provided in Article 203 or 204 or the preceding article shall have the right to appeal therefrom to the Minister of Home Affairs, if such action is of the governor of To, Do, Fu or Ken, or to the governor of To, Do, Fu or Ken, if such action is of the mayor of a city, town or village, unless otherwise provided by law. He/She may also take exception to such an action.