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This Determination provides that services rendered by an Australian Defence Force (ADF) member as part of Operation Vista, 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Repealed by Veterans’ Entitlements (Non-warlike Service) Determination 2019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 Cambodia during the period 5 July 1997 to 14 July 1997; and

b.                      determine that:

(i).          service rendered as a member of the Australian Defence Force as part of Operation VISTA during the period  5 July 1997 to 14 July 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 Cambodia.

c.                      This Determination is taken to have commenced on 5 July 1997.



Dated                                                               19 July                         2006                                                              







             Minister for Veterans’ Affairs

              for the Minister for Defence