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New Zealand General Service Medal (Near East) Regulations

New Zealand General Service Medal (Near East) Regulations 2002

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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. Near East
  4. Qualification for award
  5. Delegation

Regulations

  1. Title
    These regulations are the New Zealand General Service Medal (Near East) Regulations 2002.
  2. Commencement
    These regulations come into force on the 28th day after the date of their notification in the Gazette.
  3. Near East
    1. The award of the New Zealand General Service Medal in silver with the Clasp "NEAR EAST" in silver is approved.
    2. The Medal and the Clasp are awarded subject to the Royal Warrant and to regulation 4.
  4. Qualification for award
    A member of the New Zealand Naval Forces (within the meaning of the Navy Act 1954) qualifies for the award of the Medal and the Clasp who---
    1. served for 1 day or more in ships engaged in operations off the Egyptian coast between 31 October and 22 December 1956; and
    2. did not qualify for the award of the Naval General Service Medal (1915-62) with the Clasp "NEAR EAST".
  5. 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 "NEAR EAST" to any member of the Royal New Zealand Navy who qualifies for the award of that Medal with the Clasp "NEAR EAST".

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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