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This Determination specifies the area of operations in which the declaration of non-warlike service is to apply. This Determination also revokes paragraph b of the Determination made on 30/4/19999 in relation to Operation Damask for the purposes of subsection 5C(1) of the Veterans' Entitlements Act 1986.
Administered by: Veterans' Affairs
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 65
Registered 12 Oct 2006
Date of repeal 26 Mar 2019
Repealed by Veterans’ Entitlements (Non-warlike Service) Determination 2019


Veterans' Entitlements Act 1986


Determination of Non-warlike Service



I, De-Anne Kelly, Minister for Veterans' Affairs, for the Minister for Defence:


a.                   revoke paragraph b of the determination made on 30 April 1999 in

relation to Operation DAMASK for the purposes of subsection 5C(l) of

the Veterans' Entitlements Act 1986 (the Act), and


b.         determine that service rendered as a member of the Australian Defence Force assigned for service with the Multi-national Maritime Interception Force on Operation DAMASK during the period 18 March 1999 to 19 October 2001 in the area of operations specified below is non-warlike service for the purposes of the definition of “non-warlike service” in subsection 5C(1) of the Act


·        The area of operations is the sea area comprising the Arabian Gulf, the Gulf of Oman and the northern Arabian Sea bounded by 61

degrees 50 minutes east longitude and 20 degrees north latitude, together with the ports contiguous to that sea area and the airfields

and military facilities adjacent to those ports.


Dated                      26th                  December                                            2004




Minister for Veterans' Affairs

for the Minister for Defence