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This regulation amends the Defence Force Regulations 1952 to enable the repatriation of the bodies of dependants of Australian Defence Force members from Terendak Cemetery in Malaysia.
Administered by: Veterans' Affairs
Registered 01 Mar 2016
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR02-Mar-2016
Tabled Senate03-Mar-2016
Date of repeal 03 Mar 2016
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 5A of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003
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Defence Force Amendment (Repatriation of Bodies from Malaysia) Regulation 2016

I, General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Ret’d), Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following regulation.

Dated 25 February 2016

Peter Cosgrove

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

Dan Tehan

Minister for Veterans’ Affairs

  

  


Contents

1............ Name............................................................................................................................. 1

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

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

4............ Schedules...................................................................................................................... 1

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                                          2

Defence Force Regulations 1952                                                                                                       2

 


1  Name

                   This is the Defence Force Amendment (Repatriation of Bodies from Malaysia) Regulation 2016.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this instrument specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  The whole of this instrument

The day after this instrument is registered.

2 March 2016

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this instrument.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this instrument. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this instrument.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under the Defence Act 1903.

4  Schedules

                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.

Schedule 1Amendments

  

Defence Force Regulations 1952

1  At the end of paragraph 31(a)

Add “and”.

2  Paragraph 31(b)

Omit all the words after “disposal”, substitute:

                   of the body of:

                              (i)  a member of the Defence Force who has died while on service; or

                             (ii)  a person who, immediately before his or her death, was a dependant of a member of the Defence Force on service, and whose grave is located in the Terendak Military Cemetery in Malaysia; and