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This instrument declares duty with the Australian Defence Force (ADF) contribution to the United States Led Response to International Terrorism on Operation SLIPPER, as warlike service for the purpose of the Act during the period 11 October 2001 to 30 July 2009.
Administered by: Defence
Registered 28 Jan 2010
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled Senate03-Feb-2010
Tabled HR03-Feb-2010

Warlike service – OPERATION SLIPPER Declaration 2009/1

Defence Force (Home Loans Assistance) Act 1990

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

Dated   16 December                                        2009

Signed by Greg Combet

Minister for Defence Personnel, Materiel and Science 

For the Minister for Defence


1              Name of Declaration

This Declaration is the Warlike service OPERATION SLIPPER Declaration 2009/1.

2              Revocation of Defence Force (Home Loans Assistance) (Warlike Service) Determination Operation SLIPPER

This Declaration revokes the Defence Force (Home Loans Assistance) Act 1990 (Warlike Service) Operation SLIPPER Declaration dated                    7 December 2001. 

3              Commencement

This Declaration commences on the day after it is registered.

4              Warlike service – OPERATION SLIPPER

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

(a)         in the specified areas defined below:

 

·     Specified Area number one is bounded by the following geographical coordinates:

 

48 00N                        81 00E

                                    48 00N                        35 00E

                                    12 00N                        35 00E

                                    12 00N                        81 00E

 

·        Specified Area number two includes the Diego Garcia land mass and territorial waters, plus airspace of Diego Garcia out to 250nm (from Reference Point 07 18.6s 072 24.6E).

(b)      as a member of the Australian Defence Force allotted for duty on OPERATION SLIPPER; and

(c)       during the period 11 October 2001 to 30 July 2009.