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This instrument declares duty with the Australian Defence Force contribution to the United Nations Assistance Mission in Iraq on Operation Riverbank, as warlike service for the purpose of the Defence Force (Home Loans Assistance) Act 1990.
Administered by: Defence
Registered 22 Jun 2009
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR24-Jun-2009
Tabled Senate24-Jun-2009
Date of repeal 01 Oct 2019
Repealed by Sunsetting

Warlike service – OPERATION RIVERBANK Declaration 2009

Defence Force (Home Loans Assistance) Act 1990

I, WARREN SNOWDON, Minister for Defence Science and Personnel for the Minister for Defence, make this Declaration under subsection 3C (1) of the Defence Force (Home Loans Assistance) Act 1990.

Dated        Second of June                   2009

Signed by Warren Snowdon

Minister for Defence Science and Personnel

For the Minister for Defence


1              Name of Declaration

This Declaration is the Warlike service OPERATION RIVERBANK Declaration 2009.

2              Commencement

This Declaration is taken to have commenced on 21 July 2008.

3              Warlike service – OPERATION RIVERBANK

For subsection 3C (1) of the Defence Force (Home Loans Assistance) Act 1990, duty is warlike service if it is rendered:

                 (a)   in an area of operations that comprises Iraq; and

(b)   as a member of the Australian Defence Force allotted for duty on OPERATION RIVERBANK.