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This determination amends the Defence Determination 2016/19, Conditions of service to establish the Montessori School of Tokyo as an approved Summer school for members who are posted to Japan and to provide a benefit to an accompanying spouse or partner of a member of the Australian Defence Force for foreign language training regardless of when the member was posted overseas.
Administered by: Defence
Registered 11 Jun 2019
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR02-Jul-2019
Tabled Senate02-Jul-2019
To be repealed 17 Sep 2019
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003
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Commonwealth Coat of Arms of Australia

 

Defence Determination, Conditions of service Amendment (Summer schools and foreign language training) Determination 2019 (No. 16)

I, LOUISE JUDITH MEMMOLO, Acting Assistant Secretary, People Policy and Employment Conditions, make the following Determination under section 58B of the Defence Act 1903.

Dated 7 June 2019

L J MEMMOLO

Acting Assistant Secretary
People Policy and Employment Conditions
Defence People Group

 


Contents

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

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Summer schools amendments                                                                 

Defence Determination 2016/19, Conditions of service                                                                2

Schedule 2—Foreign language training amendments                                                

Defence Determination 2016/19, Conditions of service                                                                3

 

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Defence Determination, Conditions of service Amendment (Summer schools and foreign language training) Determination 2019 (No. 16).

2  Commencement

                   This instrument commences on 13 June 2019.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under section 58B of 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 1—Summer schools amendments

Defence Determination 2016/19, Conditions of service

1
Annex 15.6.B (Approved summer schools), table

 

Omit item 9, substitute:

 

9.

Japan

EtonHouse International School, Tokyo

Montessori School of Tokyo, Tokyo

International School of the Sacred Heart, Tokyo

Tokyo International School, Tokyo

Willowbrook International School, Tokyo

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Schedule 2—Foreign language training amendments

Defence Determination 2016/19, Conditions of service

1
Chapter 15 Part 7 (Foreign language training for spouse or partner – member posted before 1 July 2017), Part heading

 

Omit “ – member posted before 1 July 2017”.

2
Section 15.7.1A (Member this part applies to)

 

Omit the section, substitute:

15.7.1A    Person this Part applies to

 

This part applies to a member’s spouse or partner who accompanies a member on a long-term posting overseas.

2
Section 15.7.2 (Foreign language training)

 

Omit the section, substitute:

15.7.2    Foreign language training

1.

A member’s spouse or partner is eligible for up to 40 hours of training to learn a language other than English at Commonwealth expense if the Director Attaché and Overseas Management is satisfied that is it reasonable having regard to the following.

 

a.

Whether English is a common language in the posting location.

 

b.

Whether the language is required for everyday or professional reasons.

 

c.

Whether knowledge of the language will assist in the personal security of the member's spouse or partner.

2.

A member’s spouse or partner is eligible for up to an extra 40 hours training to learn a language other than English at Commonwealth expense if the Director Attaché and Overseas Management is satisfied that is it reasonable having regard to the following.

 

a.

The requirement of the spouse or partner to engage in representational activities.

 

b.

The difficulty of the language.

 

c.

The progress the spouse or partner has already made.

 

Note: A member’s spouse or partner is not eligible for a benefit under subsection 2 if no benefit is provided under subsection 1.

3.

For the purpose of this section, training must be to learn a language commonly used in the posting location.