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Instrument No. M19 of 2018 Declarations/Other as made
This instrument declares certain classes of persons to be members of the Defence Force for the purposes of the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation (Defence-related Claims) Act 1988.
Administered by: Veterans' Affairs
Registered 27 Sep 2018
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR15-Oct-2018
Tabled Senate15-Oct-2018

 

Australian Government

 

 

Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation (Defence-related

Claims) (Members) Declaration 2018

 

Instrument No. M19 of 2018

 

 

 

 

I, Darren Chester, Minister for Veterans’ Affairs, make the following legislative instrument under subsection 5(3) of the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation (Defence-related Claims) Act 1988.

 

 

 

Dated this       21st                     day of                      SEPTEMBER             2018.

 

 

D Chester

 

DARREN CHESTER

 

Minister for Veterans’ Affairs


 

1 Name

 

This instrument is the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation (Defence-related Claims) (Members) Declaration 2018.

 

 

2 Commencement

 

This instrument commences on 1 October 2018.

 

 

3  Authority

 

This instrument is made under subsection 5(3) of the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation (Defence-related Claims) Act 1988 (the Act).

 

 

4  Specified persons

 

For subsection 5(3) of the Act:

 

(a)    the class of persons specified in column 1 of the Schedule are taken to be members of the Defence Force for the purposes of the Act; and

 

(b)   the employment of that class of persons for those purposes is taken to be constituted by the performance of the class of acts specified in column 2 of the Schedule for the corresponding class of persons in column 1.

 


SCHEDULE

 

 

 

Column 1

Class of Persons

 

 

Column 2

Class of Acts

 

1.

 

Persons who, before the MRCA commencement date, held honorary rank in the Australian Defence Force

 

 

Acts performed in connection with the activities of the Australian Defence Force

 

 

2.

 

Persons who, before the MRCA commencement date, were accredited representatives of the following approved philanthropic organisations that served the Australian Defence Force as described in the Department of Defence document known as the “Philanthropic Manual” (PHILOMAN):

 

(a)    Australian Red Cross Society (Field Force);

(b)   Everyman’s Welfare Service (formerly known as Campaigners for Christ);

(c)    Salvation Army – Red Shield Defence Services;

(d)   Young Men’s Christian Association – Defence Forces Division;

(e)    Young Women’s Christian Association – Defence Forces Division;

(f)    Returned Services League – Australian Forces Overseas Fund.

 

 

 

Acts performed in connection with the activities of the Australian Defence Force

 

 

 

3.

 

Persons who, before the MRCA commencement date, were on discharge resettlement training under an arrangement made by the Australian Defence Force

 

 

Acts performed in connection with discharge resettlement training under an arrangement approved by the Australian Defence Force

 

 

Note: A copy of the Philanthropic Manual (PHILOMAN), as in force on the date of commencement of this instrument, is available at: http://www.defence.gov.au/publications/docs/PHILOMAN.pdf.

The version of the Philanthropic Manual (PHILOMAN) that is in force on the date of commencement of this instrument is the First edition 2013.