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This instrument provides members on a long-term posting overseas with a short absence for the public holiday declared for Australia’s national day of mourning following the death of Her Majesty The Queen.
Administered by: Defence
Registered 15 Sep 2022
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR23-Sep-2022
Tabled Senate26-Sep-2022
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Defence Determination (National day of mourning – Public holiday) Determination 2022

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

Dated 15 September 2022

Fiona Louise McSpeerin

Assistant Secretary
People Policy and Employment Conditions
Defence People Group

 


Contents

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

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

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

4  Purpose.................................................................................................................................... 1

5  Definition................................................................................................................................. 1

6  Application............................................................................................................................... 1

7  National day of mourning public holiday................................................................................. 1

8  Interaction with the Defence Determination.............................................................................. 2

 

 


1  Name

This instrument is the Defence Determination (National day of mourning – Public holiday) Determination 2022.

2  Commencement

This instrument commences on the day after registration.

3  Authority

This instrument is made under section 58B of the Defence Act 1903.

4  Purpose

The purpose of this Determination is to provide members on a long‑term posting overseas with a short absence for the public holiday declared for Australia’s national day of mourning following the death of Her Majesty The Queen.

5  Definition

In this Determination, the following definitions apply.

Decision maker means the Assistant Director – Overseas Conditions of Service, People Policy and Employment Conditions.

Defence Determination means the Defence Determination 2016/19, Conditions of service, as in force from time to time.

Long-term posting overseas has the same meaning given in section 12.3.9 of the Defence Determination.

Member has the same meaning as given in section 1.3.41 of the Defence Determination.

6  Application

This Determination applies to a member on a long-term posting overseas.

7  National day of mourning public holiday

1.             A member is eligible for a short absence from duty for the national day of mourning public holiday on one of the following days.

a.             On 22 September 2022.

b.             On a day, if any, that is a public holiday at the member’s posting location to mourn the death of Her Majesty The Queen.

2.             If the member is required to attend for duty on the day on which section 1 applies, the member is eligible for a short absence from duty on another day set by the decision maker.

3.             For the purpose of subsection 2, a member is required to attend for duty if the decision maker is satisfied their absence would affect the efficient operation of the ADF at the posting location.

8  Interaction with the Defence Determination

The short absence for the national day of mourning public holiday is not counted as a public holiday for the purpose of subsection 15.1.10.1 of the Defence Determination.