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This instrument declares service provided by Australian Defence Force (ADF) personnel within the amended area of Operation Okra, the ADF contribution to the Iraq and Syria crisis, as warlike service for the purpose of the Defence Force (Home Loans Assistance) Act 1990.
Administered by: Defence
Registered 06 Jun 2016
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR30-Aug-2016
Tabled Senate30-Aug-2016
Table of contents.

 

Defence Force (Home Loans Assistance) (Warlike Service—Operation Okra) Declaration 2016

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

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

Defence Force (Home Loans Assistance) (Warlike Service—Operation Okra) Declaration 2014  3

 


1  Name

                   This is the Defence Force (Home Loans Assistance) (Warlike Service—Operation Okra) Declaration 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 subsection 3C(1) of the Defence Force (Home Loans Assistance) Act 1990.

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 Defence Force (Home Loans Assistance) Act 1990.

6  Warlike service

                   For subsection 3C(1) of the Act, duty in an operation mentioned in an item of the following table is warlike service for the purposes of the Act if the duty is performed:

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

                     (b)  during a period mentioned in the item.

 

Warlike service

Item

Name of operation

Area of operation

Period

1

Okra

The land area, territorial waters and superjacent airspace of Iraq

9 August 2014—8 September 2015

2

Okra

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

On and after 9 September 2015