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This instrument determines service provided by Australian Defence Force (ADF) personnel on Operation OKRA, the ADF operation to support Australian national interests in Iraq in response to the rapidly deteriorating security situation, as warlike service for the purpose of the Veterans' Entitlements Act 1986.
Administered by: Defence
Made 21 Oct 2014
Registered 28 Oct 2014
Tabled HR 29 Oct 2014
Tabled Senate 30 Oct 2014
Date of repeal 07 Jun 2016
Repealed by
Table of contents.

 

Veterans’ Entitlements (Warlike Service—Operation Okra) Determination 2014

I, Stuart Robert, Assistant Minister for Defence, make the following determination.

Dated   21 October 2014

Stuart Robert

Assistant Minister for Defence

 

  

  

  


Contents

1............ Name of instrument....................................................................................................... 1

2............ Commencement............................................................................................................. 1

3............ Authority....................................................................................................................... 1

4............ Definitions..................................................................................................................... 1

5............ Warlike service.............................................................................................................. 1

 


1  Name of instrument

                   This instrument is the Veterans’ Entitlements (Warlike Service—Operation Okra) Determination 2014.

2  Commencement

                   This instrument commences on the day after it is registered.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under the definition of warlike service in subsection 5C(1) of the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986.

4  Definitions

                   In this instrument:

Act means the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986.

ADF means the Australian Defence Force.

5  Warlike service

                   For the definition of warlike service in subsection 5C(1) of the Act, service in an operation mentioned in an item of the following table is warlike service for the purposes of the Act if the service:

                     (a)  is in an area of operation mentioned in the item; and

                     (b)  occurs during a period mentioned in the item.

 

Warlike service

Item

Name of operation

Nature of operation

Area of operation

Period

1

Okra

ADF contribution to the Iraq crisis

The land area, territorial waters and superjacent airspace of Iraq

On and after 9 August 2014