Veterans' Entitlements (Non-warlike Service - Operation Quickstep Tonga) Determination 2012

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Veterans’ Entitlements (Non-warlike Service—Operation Quickstep Tonga) Determination 20121
Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
I, Warren Snowdon, Minister for Veterans’ Affairs, make the following determination under subsection 5C (1) of the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986.
Dated 3 September 2012
Warren Snowdon
Minister for Veterans’ Affairs
1              Name of determination
                This determination is the Veterans’ Entitlements (Non-warlike Service—Operation Quickstep Tonga) Determination 2012.
2              Commencement
                This determination commences on the day after it is registered.
3              Definitions
                In this determination:
Act means the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986.
ADF means the Australian Defence Force.
4              Non-warlike service
                For subsection 5C (1) of the Act, service in an operation mentioned in an item of Schedule 1 is non-warlike service for the purposes of the Act if:
                (a)    the service is in an area of operation mentioned in the item; and
               (b)    the service is during a period mentioned in the item.
Schedule 1        Non-warlike service
(section 4)

Name of operation
Nature of operation
Area of operation

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

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