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Defence Force Amendment Regulations 2011 (No. 1)

Authoritative Version
  • - F2011L00421
  • No longer in force
SLI 2011 No. 22 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Defence Force Regulations 1952.
Administered by: Defence
Registered 15 Mar 2011
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR21-Mar-2011
Tabled Senate21-Mar-2011
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Defence (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

Defence Force Amendment Regulations 2011 (No. 1)1

Select Legislative Instrument 2011 No. 22

I, QUENTIN BRYCE, Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following Regulations under the Defence Act 1903.

Dated 10 March 2011

QUENTIN BRYCE

Governor-General

By Her Excellency’s Command

DAVID FEENEY


1              Name of Regulations

                These Regulations are the Defence Force Amendment Regulations 2011 (No. 1).

2              Commencement

                These Regulations commence on the day after they are registered.

3              Amendment of Defence Force Regulations 1952

                Schedule 1 amends the Defence Force Regulations 1952.


Schedule 1        Amendments

(regulation 3)

 

[1]           After Part 15

insert

Part 15A             Defence Honours and Awards Appeals Tribunal

  

93A         Definitions

                In this Part:

defence award — see regulation 93C.

defence honour — see regulation 93B.

Note   Several other words and expressions used in these Regulations have the meaning given by section 110T of the Act, for example:

·      Chair

·      foreign award

·      procedural rules

·      reviewable decision

·      review of a reviewable decision

·      Tribunal member.

93B         Meaning of defence honour

                For section 110T of the Act, an honour mentioned in Part 1 of Schedule 3 is a defence honour.

93C         Meaning of defence award

                For section 110T of the Act, an award mentioned in Part 2 of Schedule 3 is a defence award.

93D         Disclosure of information

         (1)   A person commits an offence if:

                (a)    the person discloses information; and

               (b)    the information:

                          (i)    is obtained by the person as a member of the Tribunal, or as a person or organisation assisting the Tribunal; and

                         (ii)    is part of or relates to an application for review of a reviewable decision.

Penalty:   20 penalty units.

         (2)   Subregulation (1) does not apply if:

                (a)    the disclosure of the information is permitted or required by the Act or the procedural rules; or

               (b)    the disclosure of the information is the subject of an order under section 110XD of the Act; or

                (c)    the disclosure of the information is only by or to the person to whom the information relates; or

               (d)    the disclosure of the information is authorised by the person to whom the information relates.

93E         Remuneration

         (1)   For subsection 110YE (1) of the Act, the remuneration payable to the Chair is $945 a day.

         (2)   For subsection 110YE (1) of the Act, the remuneration payable to another Tribunal member is $685 a day.

93F         Travel allowance

                For subsection 110YE (2) of the Act, the rate of travel allowance payable to a Tribunal member is in accordance with the Tier 2 rate under the Remuneration Tribunal Determination 2004/03.

[2]           After Schedule 2

insert

Schedule 3        Defence honours and awards

(regulations 93B and 93C)

Part 1          Defence honours

Item

Name of honour

1

Victoria Cross for Australia

2

Victoria Cross

3

Star of Gallantry

4

Companion of the Distinguished Service Order

5

Distinguished Service Cross (Australia)

6

Conspicuous Service Cross

7

Nursing Service Cross

8

Royal Red Cross (1st Class)

9

Distinguished Service Cross (Imperial)

10

Military Cross

11

Distinguished Flying Cross

12

Air Force Cross

13

Royal Red Cross (2nd Class)

14

Medal for Gallantry

15

Distinguished Service Medal (Australia)

16

Distinguished Conduct Medal

17

Conspicuous Gallantry Medal

18

Conspicuous Gallantry Medal (Flying)

19

Conspicuous Service Medal

20

Distinguished Service Medal (Imperial)

21

Military Medal

22

Distinguished Flying Medal

23

Air Force Medal

24

Queen’s Gallantry Medal

25

Commendation for Gallantry

26

Queen’s Commendation for Brave Conduct

27

Queen’s Commendation for Valuable Service in the Air

28

Mention in Despatches

29

Commendation for Distinguished Service

Part 2          Defence awards

Item

Name of award

1

Naval General Service Medal 1915–62

2

General Service Medal 1918–62

3

1939–45 Star

4

Atlantic Star

5

Air Crew Europe Star

6

Africa Star

7

Pacific Star

8

Burma Star

9

Italy Star

10

France and Germany Star

11

Defence Medal

12

War Medal, 1939–45

13

Australia Service Medal 1939–45

14

Australian Active Service Medal 1945–1975

15

Korea Medal

16

United Nations Service Medal for Korea

17

General Service Medal 1962

18

Vietnam Medal

19

Vietnam Logistic and Support Medal

20

Australian Active Service Medal

21

International Force East Timor Medal

22

Afghanistan Medal

23

Iraq Medal

24

Australian Service Medal 1945–75

25

Australian General Service Medal for Korea

26

Australian Service Medal

27

Rhodesia Medal

28

Defence Force Service Medal

29

Reserve Force Decoration

30

Reserve Force Medal

31

Defence Long Service Medal

32

Australian Cadet Forces Service Medal

33

Champion Shots Medal

34

Army Best Shots Medal

35

Queen’s Medal for Champion Shots of the RAAF

36

Royal Navy Long Service and Good Conduct Medal

37

Royal Navy Volunteer Reserve Decoration

38

Royal Navy Reserve Decoration

39

Royal Naval Reserve Long Service and Good Conduct Medal

40

Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve Long Service and Good Conduct Medal

41

Royal Fleet Reserve Long Service and Good Conduct Medal

42

Meritorious Service Medal

43

Long Service and Good Conduct Medal (Army)

44

Efficiency Decoration

45

Efficiency Medal

46

Meritorious Service Medal (RAAF)

47

Long Service and Good Conduct Medal (RAAF)

48

Air Efficiency Award

49

Cadet Forces Medal

50

Australian Defence Medal

51

Anniversary of National Service 1951–1972 Medal


Note

1.       All legislative instruments and compilations are registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments kept under the Legislative Instruments Act 2003. See http://www.frli.gov.au.