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This Determination provides that services rendered by an Australian Defence Force (ADF) member as part of the United Nations Observer Mission in the specified area, during the specified time, is Non-warlike Service.
Administered by: Veterans' Affairs
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 65
Registered 21 Sep 2006
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR09-Oct-2006
Tabled Senate09-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Repealed by Veterans’ Entitlements (Non-warlike Service) Determination 2019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, Bruce Billson, Minister for Veterans’ Affairs, for the Minister for Defence:


a.                      revoke the Determination made under subsection 5C(1) of the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 (the Act) on 23 December 1997 in relation to service in Guatemala during the period 13 February 1997 to 12 May 1997; and

b.                      determine that:

(i).          service rendered as a member of the Australian Defence Force as part of the United Nations Observer Mission in Guatemala during the period              13 February 1997 to 12 May 1997 in the specified area, is non-warlike service for the purposes of the definition of “non-warlike service” in subsection 5C(1) of the Act, and

(ii).         the specified area comprises Guatemala.

c.                      This Determination is taken to have commenced on 13 February 1997.



Dated                                                   19 July                                     2006                                                              







             Minister for Veterans’ Affairs

              for the Minister for Defence