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This determination declares service provided by Australian Defence Force (ADF) personnel on Operation Okra, (ADF Contribution to the Iraq and Syria crisis), as warlike service for the purpose of the Veterans' Entitlements Act 1986.
Administered by: Veterans' Affairs
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 65
Registered 06 Jun 2016
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR30-Aug-2016
Tabled Senate30-Aug-2016
Date of repeal 14 Sep 2019
Repealed by Veterans' Entitlements (Warlike Service) Determination 2019
Table of contents.

 

Veterans’ Entitlements (Warlike Service—Operation Okra) Determination 2016

I, Michael McCormack, Assistant Minister for Defence and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Defence, make the following determination.

Dated   4 May 2016

Michael McCormack

Assistant Minister for Defence

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Defence

 

  

  

  


Contents

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

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

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

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

5............ Definitions..................................................................................................................... 1

6............ Warlike service.............................................................................................................. 1

Schedule 1—Repeals                                                                                                                                       3

Veterans’ Entitlements (Warlike Service—Operation Okra) Determination 2014                   3

 


1  Name

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

7 June 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 definition of warlike service in subsection 5C(1) of the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986.

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.

5  Definitions

                   In this instrument:

Act means the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986.

ADF means the Australian Defence Force.

6  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

9 August 2014—8 September 2015

2

Okra

ADF contribution to the Iraq and Syria crisis

The land area, territorial waters and superjacent airspace of Iraq and Syria

On and after 9 September 2015

 


Schedule 1Repeals

  

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

1  The whole of the determination

Repeal the determination.