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This Determination provides that services rendered by an Australian Defence Force (ADF) member in Vietnam (Southern Zone) during the period from 12 January 1973 to 29 April 1975 is warlike service 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 22 Sep 2006
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled Senate09-Oct-2006
Tabled HR09-Oct-2006


 

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986

 

 Determination of 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 Vietnam (Southern Zone) during the period from 12 January 1973 and including 29 April 1975; and

b.                      determine that:

(i).          service rendered as a member of the Australian Defence Force during the period from 12 January 1973 and including 29 April 1975 in the specified area, is warlike service for the purposes of the definition of “warlike service” in subsection 5C(1) of the Act, and

(ii).         the specified area comprises Vietnam (Southern Zone).

c.                      This Determination is taken to have commenced on 12 January 1973.

 

 

Dated                                                   19 July                                     2006                                                              

 

 

 

 

                                                                                   

          BRUCE BILLSON

             Minister for Veterans’ Affairs

              for the Minister for Defence