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This Determination revokes and replaces the Veterans' Entitlements Act 1986 - Determination of Warlike Service - OPERATION SLIPPER (07/12/2001) to declare service with the United States Led Response to International Terrorism, on Operation SLIPPER for the period 11 October 2001 to 30 July 2009 as warlike service.
Administered by: Veterans' Affairs
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 65
Registered 28 Jan 2010
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR03-Feb-2010
Tabled Senate03-Feb-2010
Date of repeal 14 Sep 2019
Repealed by Veterans' Entitlements (Warlike Service) Determination 2019


Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986

 

Determination of Warlike Service

OPERATION SLIPPER

 

I, Greg Combet, Minister for Defence Personnel, Materiel and Science for the Minister for Defence:

a.                      revoke the determination made under subsection 5C(1) of the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 (the Act) on 7 December 2001 in relation to Operation SLIPPER; and

b.                      determine that service rendered as a member of the Australian Defence Force allotted for service on Operation SLIPPER during the period            11 October 2001 to 30 July 2009 in the Specified Areas defined below is warlike service for the purposes of the definition of “warlike service” in subsection 5C(1) of the Act.

·               Specified area number one is bounded by the following 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 radius (from Reference Point 07 18.6S 072 24.6E).

Dated                 16 December                                                                                     2009

 

 

                                                                           Signed Greg Combet

 

 

                                                                                     GREG COMBET

                                                        Minister for Defence Personnel, Materiel and Science

                                                                             for the Minister for Defence