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This instrument replaces the existing list of 26 operations, referred to in Military Rehabilitation and Compensation (Non-warlike Service) Determination 2016 (No. 1) and adds amended areas which are considered to be non-warlike under the auspices of the Act for Operations Manitou, Okra and Litten.
Administered by: Veterans' Affairs
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 39
Made 23 Oct 2017
Registered 01 Nov 2017
Tabled HR 04 Dec 2017
Tabled Senate 13 Nov 2017
Table of contents.

 

Military Rehabilitation and Compensation (Non‑warlike Service—2017 Measures No. 1) Determination 2017

I, Dan Tehan, Minister for Defence Personnel, make the following determination.

Dated 23 October 2017

Dan Tehan

Minister for Defence Personnel

 

  

  

  


Contents

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

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

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

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

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

6............ Non‑warlike service...................................................................................................... 1

Schedule 1—Non‑warlike service                                                                                             2

1............ Non‑warlike service...................................................................................................... 2

Schedule 2—Repeals                                                                                                                                       8

Military Rehabilitation and Compensation (Non‑warlike Service) Determination 2016 (No. 1)   8

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation (Non-warlike Service—2017 Measures No. 1) Determination 2017.

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 November 2017

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 paragraph 6(1)(b) of the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004.

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 Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004.

ADF means the Australian Defence Force (within the meaning of the Defence Act 1903).

NATO means the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.

6  Non‑warlike service

                   Schedule 1 specifies service with the Defence Force that is non‑warlike service for the purposes of the Act.


Schedule 1Non‑warlike service

Note:       See section 6.

   

 

1  Non‑warlike service

                   For the purposes of paragraph 6(1)(b) of the Act, service with the Defence Force in an operation mentioned in an item of the following table is non‑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.

 

Non‑warlike service

Item

Name of operation

Nature of operation

Area of operation

Period

1

Mazurka

Multi‑national Force and Observers—Sinai

Egypt, between the east bank of the Suez Canal and the international boundary between Egypt and Israel established by the peace treaty between Egypt and Israel signed in Washington on 26 March 1979, and an adjoining area extending 5 kilometres into Israel

On and after 28 January 1993

2

Osier

NATO Stabilisation Force

The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Bosnia‑Herzegovina, Croatia, Slovenia, Serbia and Montenegro

On and after 24 January 1997

3

Joint Guardian

United Nations Kosovo Force

Albania, Serbia, Montenegro and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

On and after 11 June 1999

4

Pomelo

ADF contribution to the United Nations Mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea

Ethiopia and Eritrea

On and after 15 January 2001

5

Paladin

ADF contribution to the United Nations Truce Supervision Organization

The total land area, territorial waters and superjacent airspace within the internationally recognised boundaries of Israel, Jordan, Syria, Lebanon and Egypt

21 April 2003–11 July 2006

6

Paladin

ADF contribution to the United Nations Truce Supervision Organization

The total land area, territorial waters and superjacent airspace within the internationally recognised boundaries of Israel, Jordan, Syria, Lebanon and Egypt, excluding the following area: Southern Lebanon bounded by 33°12N 35°12E, 33°10N 35°20E, 33°19N 35°25E, on the Litani River, then along the Litani River to 33°25N 35°37E, 33°22N 35°49E, on the Syria‑Lebanon border, then south to the junction of the Syria‑Lebanon‑Israel border, then east along the Lebanon‑Israel border to the coast, then north along the coast to 33°12N 35°12E

12 July 2006–14 August 2006

7

Paladin

ADF contribution to the United Nations Truce Supervision Organization

The total land area, territorial waters and superjacent airspace within the internationally recognised boundaries of Israel, Jordan, Syria, Lebanon and Egypt

On and after 15 August 2006

8

Anode

ADF contribution to the Australian Government’s Strengthened Assistance Framework Program in support of the Solomon Islands Government

The total land areas, territorial waters and superjacent airspace boundaries of the Solomon Islands

On and after 24 July 2003

9

Citadel

United Nations Mission of Support in East Timor

East Timor and the territorial sea of East Timor

On and after 18 August 2003

10

Spire

United Nations Mission of Support in East Timor

East Timor and the territorial sea of East Timor

On and after 20 May 2004

11

Azure

United Nations Mission in Sudan

Sudan

On and after 10 April 2005

12

Astute

ADF stabilisation operation in support of the Government of East Timor

East Timor and its territorial waters and superjacent airspace

On and after 12 May 2006

13

Ramp

ADF operation in the Middle East in support of the Australian whole of government response to the crisis in Lebanon

Lebanon and its territorial waters and superjacent airspace

On and after 20 July 2006

14

Quickstep

ADF mission in Fiji

Fiji and its land, internal waters, archipelagic waters, territorial sea and superjacent airspace and the exclusive economic zone of Fiji

31 October 2006–22 December 2006

15

Quickstep Tonga

ADF operation to assist the Government of Tonga with the restoration of law and order in Tonga

Sovereign territory of Tonga, including the land territory, internal waters, territorial sea, superjacent airspace, and the exclusive economic zone of Tonga, and its superjacent airspace

18 November 2006–30 November 2006

16

Hedgerow

ADF contribution to the hybrid United Nations and African Union mission in Darfur

Sudan

On and after 28 July 2008

17

 

ADF contribution to the NATO no‑fly zone and maritime enforcement operation against Libya

International waters and superjacent airspace of the central southern Mediterranean Sea between 10°00E and 28°00E and south of 41°00N, including portions of Italy, Greece, Turkey, Albania and all of Malta and north of Libya and its territorial waters and superjacent airspace

31 March 2011–31 October 2011

18

Aslan

ADF contribution to the United Nations Mission in the Republic of South Sudan

Republic of South Sudan and its superjacent airspace

On and after 23 September 2011

19

Accordion

Supporting operations in Bahrain, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates in relation to the ADF contribution to the International Coalition against Terrorism

The area bounded by the land mass and superjacent airspaces of Bahrain, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates

On and after 1 July 2014

20

Manitou

Maritime operations, including counter‑piracy operations

The area:

(a) comprising all sea and superjacent airspace of the Persian Gulf, the Gulf of Aden, the Red Sea and the Arabian Sea north of latitude 11°00S and west of longitude 68°00E; and

(b) including the ports adjacent to the area mentioned in paragraph (a), and the area within a 10 kilometre radius of each port

1 July 2014–13 May 2015

21

Manitou

Maritime operations, including counter‑piracy operations

The area:

(a) comprising all sea and superjacent airspace of the Persian Gulf, the Gulf of Oman, the Arabian Sea, the Gulf of Aden, the Red Sea, the Gulf of Suez, the Gulf of Aqaba and the Indian Ocean north of latitude 15°00S and west of longitude 68°00E; and

(b) including the ports adjacent to the area mentioned in paragraph (a), and the area within a 10 kilometre radius of each port

14 May 2015–13 November 2016

22

Manitou

Maritime operations, including counter‑piracy operations

The area:

(a) comprising all sea and superjacent airspace of the Persian Gulf, the Gulf of Oman, the Gulf of Aden, the Gulf of Suez, the Gulf of Aqaba, the Red Sea, the Arabian Sea north of latitude 15°00′S and west of longitude 70°00′E and the Indian Ocean north of latitude 15°00S and west of longitude 70°00E; and

(b) including the ports adjacent to the area mentioned in paragraph (a), and the area within a 10 kilometre radius of each port

On and after 14 November 2016

23

Okra

ADF contribution to the Iraq crisis

The land area, territorial waters and superjacent airspace of Bahrain, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates, and the waters and superjacent airspace of the Persian Gulf

1 July 2014–8 August 2014

24

Okra

ADF contribution to the Iraq crisis

The land area, territorial waters and superjacent airspace of Albania, Bahrain, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Jordan, Kuwait, Montenegro, Poland, Qatar, Romania and the United Arab Emirates, and the waters and superjacent airspace of the Persian Gulf

9 August 2014–8 September 2015

25

Okra

ADF contribution to the Iraq and Syria crisis

The following areas:

(a) the land area, territorial waters and superjacent airspace of Albania, the Kingdom of Bahrain, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Kuwait, Montenegro, Poland, the State of Qatar, Romania and the United Arab Emirates;

(b) the waters and superjacent airspace of the Persian Gulf;

(c) the land territory of Turkey east of longitude 35°00E, including superjacent airspace and territorial waters

On and after 9 September 2015

26

Augury

Supporting the ADF’s understanding of Islamist terrorist threats to Australia and the region

Jordan and its superjacent airspace

On and after 4 July 2014

27

Augury

Supporting the ADF’s understanding of Islamist terrorist threats to Australia and the region

The land area, territorial waters and superjacent airspace of the United Arab Emirates

On and after 28 April 2016

28

Hawick

ADF contribution to the whole of government response to the MH17 air disaster in Ukraine

Ukraine and its superjacent airspace

On and after 21 July 2014

29

Litten

Maritime operations in the Mediterranean Sea

Libyan territorial waters

31 August 2016–21 October 2016

30

Litten

Maritime operations in the Mediterranean Sea

Libyan territorial waters

On and after 4 November 2016