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New Zealand General Service Medal (Malaya 1960-64) Regulations

New Zealand General Service Medal (Malaya 1960-64) Regulations 2002

Elizabeth R

Pursuant to the Royal Warrant (SR 1992/101) dated 7 May 1992 (as altered by the Royal Warrant (SR 1997/153) dated 4 August 1997) instituting and creating the New Zealand General Service Medal, Her Majesty the Queen has been pleased to make the following regulations.

Contents

  1. Title
  2. Commencement
  3. Malaya 1960-64
  4. Operational area
  5. Eligibility
  6. Qualification
  7. Delegation
  8. Revocation

Regulations

  1. Title
    These regulations are the New Zealand General Service Medal (Malaya 1960-64) Regulations 2002.
  2. Commencement
    These regulations come into force on the 28th day after the date of their notification in the Gazette.
  3. Malaya 1960-64
    1. The award of the New Zealand General Service Medal in silver with the Clasp "MALAYA 1960-64" in silver is approved.
    2. The Medal and the Clasp are awarded subject to the Royal Warrant and to regulations 5 and 6.
  4. Operational area
    In these regulations, operational area means those areas of Perlis, Kedah, Perak, and Kelantan, as provinces in the Federation of Malaya and later as States of Malaysia, where members of the New Zealand Army (within the meaning of the New Zealand Army Act 1950), the New Zealand Naval Forces (within the meaning of the Navy Act 1954), or the Royal New Zealand Air Force (within the meaning of the Royal New Zealand Air Force Act 1950) were deployed on active service.
  5. Eligibility
    A person is eligible for the award of the Medal and the Clasp, subject to regulation 6, if, between 1 August 1960 and 16 August 1964, he or she was—
    1. a member of the New Zealand naval forces (within the meaning of the Navy Act 1954); or
    2. a member of the New Zealand Army (within the meaning of the New Zealand Army Act 1950); or
    3. a member of the Royal New Zealand Air Force (within the meaning of the Royal New Zealand Air Force Act 1950).
  6. Qualification
    An eligible person qualifies for the award of the Medal and Clasp if he or she—
    1. served for 1 day in the operational area while on the posted strength of a unit conducting operations in the operational area; or
    2. carried out 1 sortie as a member of an aircrew or as a supernumerary crew member in support of operations in the operational area; or
    3. served for 30 or more days, continuous or aggregated, in the operational area for official visits, inspections, or other occurrences of a temporary nature on duty.
  7. Delegation
    Under clause 11(2) of the Royal Warrant, the Chief of Defence Force or a Chief of Staff acting for the Chief of Defence Force is authorised to award the New Zealand General Service Medal with the Clasp "MALAYA 1960-64" to any person who is qualified for the award of that Medal with the Clasp "MALAYA 1960-64".
  8. Revocation
    The New Zealand General Service Medal (Malaya 1960-64) Regulations 2001 (SR 2001/59) are revoked.

Dated at Wellington this 23rd day of July 2002.

Mark Burton, Minister of Defence.

Issued under the authority of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989.
Date of notification in Gazette: 1 August 2002.
These regulations are administered in the New Zealand Defence Force.

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