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This determination amends the Defence Determination 2016/36, Force Commander, Multinational Force and Observers – supporting benefits to provide benefits for the Force Commander of the Multinational Force and Observers and the member's family to return to Australia at the end of the member's appointment.
Administered by: Defence
Registered 11 Jun 2019
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR02-Jul-2019
Tabled Senate02-Jul-2019
Date of repeal 17 Sep 2019
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003
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Defence Determination, Force Commander, Multinational Forces and Observers – supporting benefits Amendment Determination 2019 (No. 1)

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............................................................................................................................... 2

2......... Commencement............................................................................................................... 2

3......... Authority......................................................................................................................... 2

4......... Schedules......................................................................................................................... 2

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                                          3

Defence Determination 2016/36, Force Commander, Multinational Force and Observers – supporting benefits     3

 


 

1  Name

                   This instrument is Defence Determination, Force Commander, Multinational Forces and Observers – supporting benefits Amendment Determination 2019 (No. 1).

2  Commencement and cessation

                   This instrument commences on the day after registration.

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                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.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 1Amendments

Defence Determination 2016/36, Force Commander, Multinational Force and Observers – supporting benefits

1
Section 6 (Definitions)

 

Omit from the definition of Decision-maker "Director General Personnel – Army", substitute "Director General Army People Capability".

2
Subsection 11.2 (Removal of personal effects)

 

Omit subsection 11.2, substitute:

2.

When the member returns to Australia he is eligible for a removal of the personal effects set out in subsection 1 from Rome to the following locations.

 

a.

The member's new posting location.

 

b.

The location where the dependants are going to live in Australia.

3
Subsection 12.2 (Vehicles and furniture – removal and storage)

 

Omit subsection 12.2, substitute:

2.

When the member returns to Australia he is eligible for the removal of items that have been stored at Commonwealth expense to the following locations.

 

a.

The member's new posting location.

 

b.

The location where the dependants are going to live in Australia.

4
Subsection 15.1 (Travel)

 

After subsection 15.1, insert:

1A.

Despite paragraph 1.a, the member's dependants are eligible for flights to the airport closest to the location where they are going to live in Australia.

5
Subsection 15.2 (Travel)

 

Omit the subsection, substitute:

2.

The member is eligible for a rest period of up to 48 hours to be taken during a stopover or after the flights from Rome to the member's new posting location.

Note: A rest period does not include a period of leave.

2A.

The member is eligible for accommodation at Commonwealth expense for any overnight rest period taken during a stopover.


 

2B.

For each day of the return travel to Australia the member and his dependants are eligible for EUR 201 for meals and EUR 42 for incidentals per person.

Note: This payment is not payable for any leave days that the member may take during the return journey.

2C.

If meals are included in the fare or as part of any accommodation tariff, the amount for meals under subsection 2B is reduced by the following.

 

a.

If breakfast is provided — 25%.

 

b.

If lunch is provided — 25%.

 

c.

If dinner is provided — 50%.

6
Subsection 16.2 (Support allowance), table

 

After item 12, insert:

 

13.

3 December 2019

The earlier of the following:

a.   The day before the member is eligible for settling out allowance under section 18A.

b.   The day before the member and dependants are eligible for the allowance under subsection 15.2B.

c.   The day that this Determination ceases.

192.88 per day

 

7
Section 18 (Settling in accommodation and advance)

 

After the section, insert:

18A
Settling out accommodation and allowance

1.

If the member and dependants are required to vacate accommodation provided under section 17 between 3 December 2019 and 31 December 2019, they are eligible for both of the following.

 

a.

Accommodation in Rome at Commonwealth expense that the Defence Attaché has selected or approved.

 

b.

Settling out allowance at the daily rate of EUR 134 for each person staying in the settling out accommodation.

2.

If meals are provided as a part of the accommodation under paragraph 1.a, the daily rate of settling out allowance is reduced by the following.

 

a.

If breakfast is provided — 25%.

 

b.

If lunch is provided — 25%.

 

c.

If dinner is provided — 50%.


 

3.

The benefits provided under subsection 1 cease on the earlier of the following.

 

a.

The day before the member and their dependants are eligible for the allowance under subsection 15.2B.

 

b.

The day that this Determination ceases.

8
Subsection 22.1 (Hospital costs), exclusion

 

Omit "Director General Personnel – Army", substitute "Director General Army People Capability".

9
Subsection 23.2 (Pharmaceutical costs), exclusion

 

Omit "Director General Personnel – Army", substitute "Director General Army People Capability".

10
Subsection 24.3 (Ancillary services), exclusion

 

Omit "Director General Personnel – Army", substitute "Director General Army People Capability".